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Stuart Shanker

Dr. Stuart Shanker is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology from York University and the Founder & Visionary of The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. Stuart has served as an advisor on early child development to government organizations across Canada and the US, and in countries around the world. Dr. Shanker also blogs for Psychology Today

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Self-Reg for Elementary Teachers

Self-Reg for Elementary Teachers

What is Self-Reg all about? Shanker Self-Reg® is a process for enhancing self- regulation by understanding and dealing with stress. In Self-Reg we consider both our responses to stress and our underlying state of energy and tension when we encounter a stress....

Self-Reg in the Early Years

Self-Reg in the Early Years

Self-Regulation in Preschoolers The early years are a time of extraordinary growth and development. Children’s capacity for self- regulation—how they manage energy expenditure in response to stressors and then recover from the effort—becomes wired during these...

Self-Reg for Parents

Self-Reg for Parents

What is Self-Reg all about? Shanker Self-Reg® is a process for enhancing self- regulation by understanding and dealing with stress. In Self-Reg, we consider both our responses to stress and our underlying state of energy and tension when we encounter a stress....

Self-Reg: The Basics

Self-Reg: The Basics

What is Self-Reg all about? Shanker Self-Reg® is a process for enhancing self- regulation by understanding and dealing with stress. In Self-Reg we consider both our responses to stress and our underlying state of energy and tension when we encounter a stress....

Coronavirus Conversations: Unpacking Step 4

Coronavirus Conversations: Unpacking Step 4

This seems to be happening to me quite a lot these days. Susan asked me a question during a filming session that seemed innocuous enough, but in fact, pushed me to think hard about a core Self-Reg concept. The short version of her question was: “What is the difference...

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Self-Reg is a pathway to calm, resilience, motivation, learning, & well-being.

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Explore how learning Shanker Self-Reg can help your approach to behaviour, dysregulation, emotions and any of the challenges that brought you to Self-Reg as a someone who cares.

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Self-Reg can be practical, community based and woven with other initiatives, movements or priorities. How can you bring Self-Reg to your community or context?

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Havens are our dream for all! A Self-Reg Haven is a place where everyone feels safe in every way: physically, emotionally, socially, and culturally.

I Know a Haven When I Find One

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Self-Reg Schools Handbook

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Enhancing Resilience In Children & Youth

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