At the Center for Rational Solutions (CRS) we believe that family-centered disagreements or disputes can be resolved in the shared interest of everyone involved. It is our belief that mediation and resolution without the involvement of the court is more likely to reap constructive results and have a positive effect on your future family interactions. Our impartial team of Certified Family Mediators and Parenting Coordinators is committed to helping you mediate disputes and peacefully confront the issues arising from the changes occurring within your family.
Who We Are
Karen D. Sacks, Founder/Director, M.S., L.C.P.C., L.M.H.C.
Karen D. Sacks has always been passionate about helping people. For almost 30 years, she has counseled individuals, couples and groups during some of the most difficult times in their lives. Karen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and Parenting Coordinator. Specializing in children of divorce, Karen has effectively helped many families with issues involving communication problems, divorce and parenting.
Karen’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport, a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Long Island University as well as post-graduate work at Florida Atlantic University. She is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors and is affiliated with many organizations including South Palm Beach County Bar Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) and Collaborative Law Team, among others.
As the founder/director of the CRS, Karen is devoted to the families she has the opportunity to work with. Because of her unwavering commitment to helping families deal with conflict, Karen developed her “Tools for Life” approach to effectively manage life’s issues. Email Karen today to discuss your concerns.
Lori I. Day, MPA
Lori I. Day is dedicated to fostering positive family relationships one family at a time, viewing each family she encounters as a work in progress. With twenty-six years of experience helping families resolve their problems, Lori brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CRS. During her years working in multiple divisions of the Florida Department of Children and Families and other family-oriented organizations, Lori implemented numerous changes that improved the lives of children and families living in Palm Beach and Broward counties.
Lori holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Armstrong State University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Florida International University. She is a Behavioral Health Consultant, Certified Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator and Parenting Coordinator, making her an expert in determining and executing strategies for conflict-resolution.
An energetic and results-oriented professional, Lori has committed her entire career to helping families learn to communicate, resolve conflict and, ultimately, grow. Email Lori today and get the help you need.
What We Do
The professionals at CRS are dedicated to the families we serve. That being said, we go to great lengths to see that the families we assist are able to come to a consensus and operate peaceably. With family mediation, parenting coordination and education, we help couples and families find solutions related to separation, divorce and co-parenting.
What Sets Us Apart
As outsiders looking in, we are better able to evaluate your current family situation and address the matters that concern you most. Our team members all have an extensive background in family counseling that better helps us develop alternatives for divorcing and transitioning families. We understand how sensitive your circumstances are and can walk you through every step of your divorce. With the services we offer, you can avoid the stress and expense of litigation.