Dr. Gavin Reid
International Consultant and Psychologist
Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was visiting professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 2007 and 2010. He is also a consultant for the Child Enrichment Medical Centre in Dubai, the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait and for the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEP). He is an educational psychologist and was formerly senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies (formally dept. of Special Education), Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh from 1991-2007.
He is also co-founder and director of the Red Rose School for children with specific learning difficulties in St. Annes on Sea, Lancashire, UK and is a consultant to Dysguise Ltd. In the UK. He is a visiting educational psychologist to organizations and schools in Switzerland, the UK, Middle East, Asia and Egypt. He is an experienced teacher with over 10 years experience in the classroom and developed the first Masters course in Dyslexia in the UK in 1992
Dr. Reid has written thirty two books on learning, motivation and learning difficulties and lectured to thousands of professionals and parents in 75 countries. He has also had books published in Polish, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew, French, Greek and Slovak. He has held external examiner appointments at 18 universities worldwide for Ph.D and Masters courses. He has been a consultant to parent groups and charitable bodies in the U.K., Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He has appeared in television and radio documentaries and news editorial on educational matters in the UK, Poland, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Dubai and New Zealand.