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Sat on the Rocks

Embrace the Future with
Accent Reduction
and Communication Coaching

Live Your Best Life

I’m an experienced and highly qualified Accent and Communication Coach specializing in the pronunciation of standard North American English while focusing on the holistic experience of the communication process. Whether it’s your career, your relationships, or anything else that’s important to you, I’ll help you develop the habits and skills to effectively communicate at your greatest potential in moments where you are forced to face challenges and perform to the utmost of your abilities.

Your Professional Coach,



About Me

Experienced Professional

My training and career in Speech Language Pathology is what sets my practice aside from other coaching professionals in the areas of communication skills and motor speech production. With my training and expertise, I am able to fully understand the manner in which speech sound errors are occurring in persons whose native language is other than English. In addition to my background I am affiliated with various professional organizations including, the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Institute of Language and Phonology (ILP). In 2016, I became a certified P-ESL instructor in the Compton Method of Pronouncing English as a Second Language.  With this knowledge I was able to adapt my own style of practice given my professional background and knowledge base of speech and communication modalities. I furthered my training in 2018 and became certified as a Communication Coach in the highly regarded 3V method, focusing on the modalities of communication as a whole, specifically in the corporate sector. In addition to my professional experiences, I come from a bilingual speaking home of Russian and English, and have lived in various cities where language and diversity are alive and prevalent. I also have a knack for hearing accented sounds, which is a crucial component to any accent modification program.

Credentials, Certifications & Affiliations:

  • Speech Language Pathologist by training and background (Practicing license upheld in the state of Illinois)

  • Member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Hold Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) by ASHA

  • Compton Certified P-ESL Instructor by the Institute of Language and Phonology (ILP) 

  • Certified Communication Coach with 3V Communications Ltd. 

  • Member at The Corporate Speech Pathology Network (CORSPAN)

  • Member of the National Communication Coaching Association in Canada (NCCA)

Personal and Strategic Approach

Need help to achieve your goals in work and life? I use an array of technical skills to provide accent coaching services that give you tools for success. In addition to 1-on-1 consultations and client- directed sessions, I incorporate various aspects of communication skills coaching to improve the delivery of your speech and demeanor.

Embrace Life’s Challenges

Accent Reduction


Get the Most out of Life

Communication Skills


Guidance & Inspiration

Body Language and Confidence

Looking Out to the Lake

“We must listen TO words FOR meaning”

Ric Phillips, President of 3V Communications, Guider and Mentor

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Schedule a Session

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