Matt Gutman can tell you the precise moment that his life was upended, even if he can’t quite remember it.  

Sounds True founder Tami Simon sits down with ABC News’s chief national correspondent to have an unflinching look at the panic attacks that plagued Gutman’s reporting and nearly derailed his career.

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Matt Gutman is ABC News’s chief national correspondent. A multi-award-winning reporter, Gutman contributes regularly to World News Tonight with David Muir20/20Good Morning America, and Nightline. He has reported from 50 countries across the globe and is the author of The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand.  

Gutman had been suffering panic attacks in secret for 20 years: gut-wrenching episodes that left his vision constricted, his body damp, his nerves shot. Despite the affliction, he had managed to carve out a formidable career for himself, reporting from war zones and natural disasters before millions of viewers.

He would go on to talk to the world’s foremost scholars on panic and anxiety—consulting therapists and shamans, trying everything from group treatment and CBT to ayahuasca and psilocybin. And he took a hard look at the way the trauma of his youth—including his father’s death in a plane crash at 42—still reverberated inside him.


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