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What do we mean in Self-Reg when we say there is no such thing as a bad kid?

Join Susan Hopkins and Dr. Stuart Shanker as they delve into a story Stuart has never told before, unpacking and combining this with the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience and self-regulation to help parents, teachers and caregivers of all kinds to understand what is going on inside the brain of a “that kid”, their emotional regulation and what it is that can make them so stressed and dysregulated.

Created as part of our Self-Reg Show podcast series. Subscribe & Download on your favourite platform and check out all our great podcasts here.

Episode Quotes

“When we take the time to understand with an open heart, open to the science and open to surprises, that’s what paves the way for change.” – Susan Hopkins

“It’s It’s cool creating the foundation, nurturing that foundation, so that now this kid is in a state where they can flourish.” – Stuart Shanker

“But remember, I’m a Self-Regger. And so I always am going to ask, “why?”. Why is he doing this? Why is he justifying this?” – Stuart Shanker

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