Gavin Reid at work

Dr Gavin ReidDr. Gavin Reid Ph.D., M.A, M.App.Sci, M.Ed., B.Ed, AMBDA, Assoc. F. B.P.S  is an independent international educational psychologist. He is a director of the Red Rose School in the UK and Global Educational Consultancies (GEC) and a consultant to the Institute of Child Education and Psychology, Europe (ICEPE), the Open University and the BBC in the UK and the Child Early Intervention Medical Center (CEIMC) in Dubai.

Gavin Reid is an ambassador for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre in the UK. He has written 27 books in dyslexia, literacy, learning styles and motivation. These are used as core course texts in courses worldwide and  some have been translated into Arabic, Polish, French, Italian and Greek. Download his concise profile.

Working with Dr. Reid

  • Dr. Reid can identify the presence of any learning difficulty that your child may be experiencing – such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia Attention Difficulties and children on the Autistic Spectrum.
  • Dr. Reid works with schools to help identify children’s classroom needs and develop and discuss suggestions for intervention.
  • Dr. Reid supports parents by informing them of their child’s strengths and challenges and this helps to reduce any potential anxieties.
  • As a parent himself of a child, now adult with severe special needs Gavin Reid is well aware of the anxieties and the concerns that parents experience.


Having left school at an early age with no qualifications Gavin Reid sought to remedy that situation as soon as possible. He studied his own learning pattern and his specific learning style and embarked on what became a successful academic career achieving three Masters Degrees and a Ph.D.?He is also a qualified teacher and taught for 10 years. Dr. Reid uses this experience to help him understand the classroom needs of children and to support teachers


Gavin Reid is a registered psychologist with the Health and Care Professionals Council in the UK (HCPC) and with the British Columbia College of Psychologists in Canada.

Conferences and publications

Gavin Reid conducts seminars and workshops to schools and parent organizations in many countries. He has made over 800 conference and seminar presentations in over 70 countries.


Gavin Reid always tries to make his publications practical. His books are centered on the needs of teachers and parents and are full of ideas and suggestions for support and intervention. He also has books on Learning Styles and Motivation.? He has currently 27 books in print and many of his books are used as core course texts in courses throughout the UK and in many other countries.

Where I work


The world is my office

Dr. Reid has over twenty five years experience in conducting psycho-educational assessments and has carried out over 5,000 assessments in Canada, UK, France, Switzerland, New Zealand, Dubai, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Republic of Ireland, Hungary and Australia.