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Fred Neuman, M.D. is the Director of the Anxiety and Phobia Treatment Center. After serving as Associate Director for 21 years, Dr. Neuman assumed the directorship in 1994. Educated at Princeton University and the NYU College of Medicine, Dr. Neuman specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. He is the author of the following books: Caring: Home Treatment for the Emotionally Disturbed, Fighting Fear: An Eight Week Guide to Treating Your Own Phobias, Worried Sick?: The Exaggerated Fear of Physical Illness, and Worried Sick? The Workbook. Dr. Neuman is also the author of numerous magazine and newspaper articles on the efficacy of Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of anxiety disorders. Dr. Neuman is a member of the American Psychiatric Society, The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the New York Academy of Science.
I am currently Director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital, the oldest hospital-affiliated program in the country to treat phobias. We have just celebrated our 40th anniversary. We were one of three founding members of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Currently, our program treats phobias (an account of which is given in my book Fighting Fear (Rising Above Fear), Fear of Flying programs, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, and other anxiety states. An innovative, and unique, program was started some years ago to treat Health Anxiety. This program is described in my book Worried Sick?