FOX-How to Combat Bullying-MainPhoto“A child who endures name-calling or bullying can exist in two different contexts—an inner-world of sorts, where they feel safe,” explains Nicholaus Strouse, who serves as the Director of the Westport Family Counseling Center in Fairfield County, Connecticut. “And while a person can still function with negative words, the human spirit erodes, and you have a person dealing with emotional pain.”