Paniccure.com is the website for Triumph Over Panic™ – TOP™ for short – which provides:
• educational information about panic disorder and agoraphobia
• one-on-one "coaching" sessions
• referrals to therapists
Each “Story of Healing” appearing on paniccure.com has been contributed by an individual who has recovered or is recovering from panic disorder and agoraphobia.
Roger Tilton, PhD is the Director of the Cognitive Therapy Center of Riverside, located in Southern California. Dr. Tilton is the author of "Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Overcome Panic Attacks".
The cartoons on paniccure.com have been created by Trina Swerdlow, B.F.A. and Jon Hastings.
Ms. Swerdlow is a clinical hypnotherapist, illustrator, self-help author and meditation teacher. She can be contacted through her website: http://www.trinaswerdlow.com/.
Jon Hastings is a cartoonist and illustrator. He can be contacted through his website: http://kiwibean.com/.
Unless otherwise noted, all other content appearing on paniccure.com has been authored by Neal Sideman.
Neal achieved his own full recovery and cure from panic disorder and agoraphobia in 1998. He is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the leading organization in the field of anxiety disorders. In May of 2000, the journal of the ADAA, The ADAA Reporter, published Neal’s essay: “How I Achieved My Cure of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia: An Open Letter to Those on the Healing Path.”
In 2001 and 2002, Neal’s personal story was featured on the Discovery Health Channel in "Fires of the Mind: Circuits of Fear." See this page: Neal's Story on the Discovery Health Channel
In 2005, Neal was an invited speaker at the Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. At the 2006 ADAA Annual Conference, Neal presented a panel called “Faces of Hope” – personal stories of recovery from anxiety disorder.
Neal currently serves as Co-Chair of the ADAA Standing Committee for Public Education.
Since 1999, Neal has provided support and guidance to over 3,000 people working for their recovery from panic disorder and agoraphobia by email, telephone and in person.