Our Instructors

American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Your training will be guided by a member of our team of accent and speech specialists. Our instructors are carefully selected, with backgrounds that prepare us to guide you through a course of study rich in discipline and content. We are musicians, singers, actors, writers, and speakers of multiple languages.

Each AccentsOff speech instructor has undergone a rigorous AccentsOff certification and training program.  Our speech-language pathologist instructors are certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

OUR INSTRUCTORS:

 

    • Arielle Curryaccent reduction Arielle curry, M.S., is a speech pathologist with a passion for exploring different cultures, languages, and phonology.  She is a certified Compton-PESL (Pronouncing English as a Second Language) instructor, serving non-native speaking clients from around the world. Arielle worked as an English teacher in Nepal…
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    • Rochel deOliveira, M.S., CCC-SLP is the founder and director of AccentsOff Speech and Voice Improvement and a New York State-licensed speech pathologist. Rochel received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Columbia University and served as a lead consultant for the Sam Chwat Speech Center since 2006…
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    • speech pathologist accent modification Amy GervisAmy Gervis, M.A., CCC-SLP, AccentsOff’s presentation training specialist, is a licensed speech-language pathologist with years of experience providing accent modification and articulation therapy and is an award-winning speaker at Toastmasters International, a leading organization in communication and leadership development…
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    • brittany thaxton accent reductionBrittany Leaks, M.S, CCC-SLP is a has had the pleasure of working with clients in a wide variety of settings throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and New York. She is a native Texan, but with a trained musical ear, a strong performance background, and her continued involvement in choir, Brittany has developed an accent about as “Standard American” as you can get!…
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    • Accent modification and American accent training for actors and business professionsals. NYC.Bianca Mazor, M.S., CCC-SLP received her Master of Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. She grew up as a bilingual Russian/English speaker in New York City which instilled in her a personal sensitivity to the professional, emotional and cultural issues that straddling two cultures and two languages can bring…
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    • Brittany Palmer, M.M, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech pathologist and professional classical singer. Brittany has always had a passion for language, culture, and science, which has led her to the exciting world of accent modification. She is certified in the Compton method of pronunciation training and in Resonant Voice Therapy. Before Brittany’s artistic career heated up, she even had the opportunity to work with a private equity company…
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    • Deb Victoroff accent reduction writing and editing coach NYCDeb Victoroff, M.S. is a native Midwesterner with a passion for reading, writing and the spoken word. She is the director and lead instructor for our “YPS” American accent training program for young professionals and students. Deb’s pedagogical strategy was honed by studying the teaching practice and principles of the late Sam Chwat, one of the pre-eminent accent modification specialists of the last century…
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