We are a London-based independent Psychology practice run by consultant educational psychologist and lead practitioner Dr Ruth Lubel. Our associate psychologists are all Chartered Psychologists, fully qualified with the British Psychological Society and also Practitioner Psychologists, registered with the Health & Care Professions Council in the UK.


Dr Ruth Lubel
B.Ed (Hons), B.Sc, M.Sc, D.Ed.Ch.Psy

About Us

Learning Directions is an independent practice based in Greater London, United Kingdom. We are able to provide bespoke assessments based on a client's individual needs within London and neighbouring areas. Lead practitioner Dr Ruth Lubel  is a highly experienced and qualified educational psychologist. All our associate practitioners are fully qualified Chartered Psychologists with the British Psychological Society and are registered Practitioner Psychologists with the Health & Care Professions Council in the UK

At Learning Directions we carry out independent specialist assessments of children young people and adults.

Our assessments cover:

  • Learning difficulties and issues with curriculum access
  • Specific learning difficulty (e.g. Dyslexia or Dyscalculia)
  • Intellectual level and giftedness
  • Emotional and anxiety concerns
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Attention/concentration concerns
  • Anxiety and school refusal
  • Social skills and social interaction skills difficulties
  • Self esteem/ confidence/ motivation concerns
  • Management of autistic spectrum difficulties and attention deficit difficulties (ASD/ ADD/ ADHD)
  • Career options based on personal learning profile

We undertake assessments of children and young people when there are concerns about their learning, emotional well being and developmental progress.

Our experienced practitioners provide consultations, a range of cognitive & learning assessments and also carry out personal development & coaching.

We also offer a comprehensive Learning Profile & Career Assessment  which is tailored to GCSE and A-Level students, those studying at higher education and also young people and adults who have moved on from education and training.

Our Services

Child and family

Consultation, advice and problem solving

Individual assessment of learning and / or behaviour

Support and advice for a child and their parents/carer

Feedback and review with nursery, school or college

Nurseries, school, college

Regular support for educational establishments for young people with special educational or additional learning needs

Joint problem solving involving the child, parents/carer, other professionals and school as appropriate

In depth psychological assessments and recommendations

Monitoring and review assessments for young people with special educational needs

Advice and consultation on setting up systems for learning support in schools

Strategies for behaviour management

Local Authority Children's Services

Complex case assessment

Joint problem solving involving the child, parent and care, other professionals and school as appropriate

EHCP assessments

Evaluation and strategic planning for Local Authority services


This will provide a chance to talk through concerns in a structured way with an experienced psychologist in order to begin to formulate a plan.

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Psychological Assessments

Our in-depth assessments of children and young people include assessments of cognition, learning, language and social interaction plus emotional needs.

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Psychological Coaching

Our highly experienced practitioners will help individuals recognise their own strengths and personal resources to help make effective career-related decisions.

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Learning Profile Assessments

Learning Profile & Career Assessments are valuable to a wide range of children and young adults, from pre-GCSE students to those who have moved on from education and training.

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Contact Us

Our correspondence address is:
54 Crown Lane, Southgate, London, N14 5ER

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    Our Location

    Consulting Rooms

    Learning Directions have a Consulting Suite at:

    2nd  Floor, 10-12 Love Lane, Pinner, Middlesex HA5 3EF

    Getting there:


    By Tube:  From Pinner Station (Metropolitan Line) the consulting rooms are 0.2 miles or 4 minutes on foot.  Walk north-west on Station Approach and turn right onto Marsh Rd which continues onto Bridge St.  Turn right at the roundabout into Love Lane and the consulting rooms are located on the left just before the church.

    By Car:  Parking is available within the Love Lane car park opposite the consulting rooms.