Raising Emotionally Fit and Mentally Strong Kids with Dr. Stuart Shanker & Maureen Healy Ph.D.

In this week's episode you will learn about: 

⦾ Building emotional health in children

⦾ Difference between stress behavior and misbehavior

⦾ Helping children integrate right & left brain decisions

⦾ What to do about dopamine hijackers

Dr. Stuart Shanker (D.Phil) is a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Psychology and the Founder and CEO of The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. His most recent 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 the world. It describes Dr. Shanker’s five- step Self-Reg model — The Shanker Method(TM) — a powerful process for understanding and managing stress in children, youth and adults.

Book: Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life

Maureen Healy’s traditional credentials include a BA and MBA from Clark University in Worcester, MA and a Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. She has taught in the classroom from kindergarten to university level. Her education, teaching, and own experience as a child with big emotions gives her a unique understanding of the guidance children truly need to become happy and confident adults and has led her to speak at events little and big all across the globe.

Book: The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm, Center and Make Smarter Choices

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