Haim Omer is the founder of  the Non Violent Resistance-approach for parents and teachers.  He is emeritus professor at the School of Psychological Sciences at Tel Aviv University. He has developed the model of Non Violent Resistance in families, later evolving into New Authority, with its application to families, schools and communities. 
He is the author of 11 books and more than 80 academic articles. He has published many studies on the method and its applications with parents of children with aggressive behavior (like child-to-parent violence and violence against siblings), juvenile delinquency, anxiety disorders and OCD, depression and suicidality, school refusal, teen-drivers and prevention of computer- and smartphone abuse.  His most recent books are the 2 parallel books ‘Courageous parents’ and ‘Courageous teachers’. Haim is married and has five children: Anat, Yonatan, the author Mike, the painter Noam and Yael.  He dedicated one of his books to “my five children, who taught me all I know about parental helplessness”.