Anxiety Issues

Years in Practice

10 years +


Greenwich CT 06831 - United States



Additional Expertise

Author, Speaker/Presenter

I Practice in

All areas, please inquire



I Believe

Befriending stress leads to transformation.

About George Faller

George is a husband, father, therapist, educator, speaker, writer and global leader in helping people reconnect and strengthen their relationships.  He is a certified Supervisor/Trainer/Therapist in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and founder of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, where he serves as President.  He is a Supervisor with the AAMFT (American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy) and teaches classes at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in Manhattan.  He is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist currently practicing in Connecticut and New York.  George is the director of training at the Center for Hope and Renewal in Greenwich, CT and is on the Board  of the Porter Cason Institute at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Prior to a career in the field of mental health, George spent 20 years as a NYC Firefighter and NYC Police Officer.  George received his M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Iona College, where he graduated at the top of his class. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Queens College. His experience as a FDNY Peer Counselor, particularly following the events of 9/11, sparked his passion to help those impacted by trauma.

George brings a unique and varied experience to his practice.  Whether he is providing marriage therapy to Wall Street executives, leading a conference for the United States Military or equipping therapists from around the globe, his ability to inspire is far-reaching.  George is committed to bringing EFT to underprivileged populations and pushing the leading edge of effective therapy.

George published the book Sacred Stress: A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change in spring, 2016 which teaches that you can discover how to use stress to grow spiritually, emotionally and psychologically.

George Faller Success Stories

A Totally Fresh Approach

“I didn't know reading a book on stress could be so much fun and so informative.... A totally fresh approach for turning distress into life-giving connection.” ~ Dr. Sue Johnson, psychologist; researcher; best-selling author, Hold Me Tight and Love Sense

A Go-to-Guide for Fostering Hope

"A must-read for anyone who feels overwhelmed by stress.... Empowers readers to both reframe and 'befriend' stress.... A go-to guide for fostering hope and healing in a stressed-out world." ~ Rev. Dr. Andrea Mueller, canon for prayer and healing ministries, Anglican Diocese in New England

Compelling Psychological Insight

“Personally inspiring and deeply insightful, [will] touch your heart and guide your steps toward embracing opportunities for courageous growth and freedom.... Compelling personal examples and psychological insight.” ~ James L. Furrow, PhD, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary 

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