Neal achieved his own full recovery and cure from panic disorder and agoraphobia in 1998.
Since 1999, Neal has been a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the leading organization in the field of anxiety disorders.
Starting in 2013, Neal has served as Co-Chair of the ADAA Public Education Committee. He has overseen the creation of over 100 public education webinars on topics related to anxiety, stress and depression.
At the 2018 ADAA Annual Conference, Neal received the “Member of Distinction” award.
In 2001, Neal created “paniccure.com,” which provides inspiration and guidance for those healing from panic disorder and agoraphobia. The website has reached over 1 million people.
Neal has provided individual help to over 4,000 people working for their recovery from panic disorder, agoraphobia, and other anxiety disorders.
Neal is a Certified Professional Coach. He is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Neal is trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and is certified by the Academy for Guided Imagery, the leading organization in the field of guided imagery.