Uprgade My Accent was founded by Jamie Garlick, M.S., CCC-SLP, in the greater Phoenix area. Jamie is an experienced and nationally certified Speech and Language Pathologist. She specializes in designing personalized communication programs for native and non-native English speakers in various occupations.
Jamie is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and has been working with clients for over a decade. She received a Bachelors degree In English with an emphasis in Linguistics from Brigham Young University in 2003. After teaching English abroad in the Czech Republic, she saw a great demand for accent reduction services. She received her Masters degree in Communication Disorders.
While Upgrade My Accent is physically located in the greater Phoenix area, most of the sessions are done via online streaming for the ease of the clients. Live sessions online allows clients access in the comfort of their own home or office around the world.
Jamie Garlick, founder and CEO of Upgrade My Accent has experience working with clients from preschool to adults and everything in between. In addition to speech therapy, Jamie has also edited several books. She has a passion for travel, experiencing cultures and sharing these experiences with her husband and 3 daughters.