Contributed by George Faller

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Sometimes, trying to stay calm under pressure sets you up for dealing with it in isolation. It feels counterintuitive to head toward vulnerability. That was my... Read more

Case Study December 27, 2019

The Therapist as Traffic Cop

Learning the Hard Way with a Volatile Couple

Being a good traffic cop can mean the difference between success or failure as a couples therapist.* Commentary by Peter Fraenkel Read more

Case Study November 9, 2017

Doing Vulnerability

The Art of Helping Men Open Up

Helping emotionally closed-off men embrace vulnerability without getting lost in shame requires not only empathy but good timing. Read more

George Faller

George Faller, LMFT, is the founder of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy.  He teaches at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is the director of training at the Center for Hope and Renewal.  He’s coauthor of Sacred Stress: A Radical Approach, True Connection: Using NAME IT model to Heal Relationships, and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restoring Connection and Promoting Resilience.