Over Haim Omer
Haim Omer is internationally renowned as the originator and developer of the New Authority paradigm. During his 40 years career as psychotherapist, academic researcher and teacher, he has published over seventy articles and book chapters on topics such as the therapeutic impact as a non-specific factor in psychotherapy; the empathic narrative in psychotherapy; the psychology of demonization; parental presence; non-violent resistance in families, schools and communities; the new authority; training parents of children with acute behavior problems in non-violent resistance; training parents of dependent young adults in non-violent resistance; the dependence trap: a systemic concept for families with dependent young adults; and the anchoring function as a bridge between authority and attachment.
His areas of activity include Short-term psychotherapy, parental counseling, systemic interventions in families, schools and communities. The concepts and methods of parental presence, non-violent resistance and the new authority are being implemented by therapeutic teams and treatment centers in Israel, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Denmark and Sweden. Controlled studies on these methods have been published in leading journals.
In 2011 Prof. Omer founded (together with Irit Schorr-Sapir), the school of nonviolent resistance, which considered the official place of learning the NVR and new authority approach.
Haim Omer is tenured professor of Psychology at Tel Aviv University.