Self-Reg Global Media

Organization Updates

Shanker Self-Reg® Trademark Approved for the European Union

Self-Reg Global is pleased to share that Shanker Self-Reg® is a registered trademark in all European Union countries.

Shanker Self-Reg refers to all intellectual property related Dr. Shanker’s Self-Reg framework and method for understanding and supporting self-regulation in children, youth and adults, including five-step Shanker Method, and the five-domain Self-Reg Framework for considering self-regulation and stress across five interrelated domains: biological, emotion, cognitive, social and prosocial.

This trademark represents the brand of The MEHRIT Centre, and gives the Centre the exclusive right to use or approve the use of Shanker Self-Reg in services, products and education related to enhancing self-regulation in human development, including publications, curricula, clinical applications and social media.

The Shanker Self-Reg trademark applies in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

The trademarks Shanker Self-Reg® and The Shanker Method® have been registered in Canada and the US since 2017. See the TMC website for further details.

For further information, please contact the MEHRIT Centre:


Read the article “What is Self-Regulation? What is Self-Reg?” by our founder, Dr. Stuart Shanker, in Early Childhood Ireland‘s magazine; Early Times.


January 21, 2021

Listen to the recent Voices of Your Village Episode from Seed & Sew featuring Dr. Stuart Shanker on the topic of adult Self-Reg and parent-child relationships.

November 25th, 2020

​Use the embedded player to listen to the recent ‘Tell Me Your Story’ podcast with Richard Dugan, featuring Dr. Stuart Shanker. In this podcast Dr. Shanker discusses his study of stress, his inspiration behind the development of Shanker Self-Reg®, what lead him on his quest for a Just Society, and ultimately to writing his newest book REFRAMED: Self-Reg for A Just Society.

In The News

November 20th, 2020

CEO Susan Hopkins on Global News: ‘Stress In Teenagers’

In this Global News segment, Self-Reg Global’s CEO; Susan Hopkins; shares how the 5 steps of Shanker Self-Reg® can be helpful for understanding and responding to teenager stress.

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