Dr. Stuart Shanker (D.Phil), (M.A.), (B.A.)
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The MEHRIT Centre
Dr. Stuart Shanker (D.Phil) is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology, the CEO of The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd., and founder and Science Director of the Self-Regulation Institute. One of his many books, “Calm, Alert and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation (2012)”, is a top selling educational publication in Canada. His latest book, Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life (2016), has garnered enthusiastic reviews and media attention throughout North America and has also been published in the UK, the US, Poland, Germany, South Korea, The Netherlands, and The Czech Republic, with further translations and foreign editions in the works. Dr. Shanker’s five-step Self-Reg model, The Shanker Method®, is a powerful process for understanding and managing stress in children, youth and adults.
In 2012 Dr. Shanker founded the MERHIT Center. The MEHRIT Centre (TMC) is a social enterprise to work towards a vision of calm, alert and flourishing children, youth and adults. TMC works to mobilize science-based and practice-informed knowledge about self-regulation to develop learning experiences, strategies and resources that will benefit all children, parents, teachers and leaders, schools, communities, and ultimately, society itself.
To find out more about Self-Reg with Sr. Stuart Shanker and the MEHRIT Center go to: https://self-reg.ca/