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Arlene Sachs, Ph.D.

ArleneArlene Sachs has more than 30 years of experience, and is a published expert in cognitive learning strategies, reading, writing and assessment. Sachs received a Ph.D. in learning disabilities, reading and assessment and a Masters in Reading and Masters in Early Childhood Education from the George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. Upon completing the degrees, she joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Dallas.

While on faculty at The University of Texas at Dallas, Sachs conducted and published research focused on effective reading and writing strategies for students with learning differences. Sachs also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in reading, learning disabilities, psycho-educational assessment and cognitive development.

Since beginning her private practice in 1985, Sachs has counseled parents and worked with children to enrich and enhance their educational development from early childhood through adulthood. To offer families in-home academic assistance, Sachs founded Academic Bridges in 2007. She received certification in College Counseling from UCLA in 2012. Sachs is also a certified provider for Cogmed Working Memory Training.

In addition to her private practice, Sachs is Director of Student Academic Support Services and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 



5925 Forest Lane
Suite 415
Dallas, Texas 75230
Phone: 972.404.9522
info@academicbridges.com