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What people are saying
Aza GorgalianLMFT, Psy. D.
Learning What Works: Discover Your Baby and Your
Self is a wonderful blend of useful knowledge and firsthand
experience written in a practical manner, one that
I look forward to providing to parents as a guide to the
first year of their baby’s life
Elizabeth RuizMS, LMFT
“Becoming a parent can be one of the most challenging
experiences in your life. Whether you are having your first
or fourth child, Learning What Works: Discovering Your
Baby and Yourself is an amazing introduction to the role
parents play in the first year of a child’s life. This book by
Shanti Regester is a great resource—full of keen insights
yet also reader friendly.”
Beta ReaderMidwest Book Review
Learning What Works: Discover Your Baby and Your Self is for primary caregivers of infants who want to apply the latest research in infant development with better strategies for daily care, and comes from Shanti Regester's experiences with motherhood, combined with her professional clinical expertise, derived from years of treating infants, toddlers, and children.
About the author
My name is Shanti Regester. I am a State Licensed Marriage and Family
Therapist (LMFT) specializing in children and parenting, with a Master’s of Arts in Counseling Psychology.
I am certified in Child Parent Psychotherapy, an
evidence-based practice that focuses on the parent child relationship while healing from trauma.
I have 20 years of experience working with children and families in community settings. I am SUPER passionate about helping children through supporting their parents.
I have combined my work experience, personal experience, and compassion to develop this book in hopes of supporting all parents in promoting the best foundation for their babies’ well being.
I am very passionate about the development and well being of babies, adolescents, and teenagers. My private practice is located in Southern California, read more about it on my website www.shantimentalhealth.com