- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Canada (July 4 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0143191578
- ISBN-13: 978-0143191575
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.1 cm
- Shipping Weight: 272 g
- Average Customer Review: 19 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,322 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life Paperback – Jul 4 2017
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“Though this book takes children’s needs as its focus, it is really focused on providing guidance—and even a degree of consolation—to adults as they navigate the often tricky parent-child relationship. Shanker gives readers clear explanations of even the more complex neurological information, such as the role of the limbic system, as well as ample diagrams. And the discussion does not stop at the early childhood stage, moving ultimately into adolescence. If the stressed populations most in need of this book’s lessons can find the time to read it, they will appreciate its potential to bring the minds of both parent and child to a state of heightened attentiveness with minimal anxiety.”— Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Dr. Stuart Shanker is a distinguished research professor emeritus of philosophy and psychology at York University in Toronto and creator of The MEHRIT Centre, which is working with school boards across Canada to implement Self-Reg in teacher and parent education. He was educated at the University of Toronto, where he won several awards, including scholarships to study at Oxford, where he obtained his doctorate. He lives in Ontario.
Teresa H. Barker is a journalist and nonfiction book co-writer in the fields of child development and parenting, education, psychology, spirituality, health and aging.
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