Karen Aurit, MA, LAMFT
Founder and Director Mediation Services
Karen Aurit, MA, LAMFT is Co-Founder of The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation in Scottsdale, Arizona where she currently serves as Director of Mediation Services. She is an innovator of dispute resolution systems design. Karen received her mediation certification from The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. Karen is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University in Los Angeles. A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, she holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University.
Under Karen’s leadership The Aurit Center has won “Best of our Valley” in Arizona Foothills for “Family Law” for the past three consecutive years, 2016 – 2018. Currently, Karen is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She is also a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and Arizona Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She has published numerous articles about healthy co-parenting after divorce.
During Karen’s tenure practicing therapy, she specialized in mindfulness theory, which focuses on stress reduction. Today, although no longer in practice as a therapist, Karen incorporates this approach into how clients experience the divorce mediation process at The Aurit Center. She is devoted to the work of helping clients through healthier divorces in the most caring way possible.