Transformations Staff

SARAH R. SACKS, LCSW, CAP, Executive Director, has worked as a professional in the field of mental health and chemical dependency since 1996. She specializes in dual-diagnosis, treating both addiction and co-existing psychiatric conditions; and has maintained private practice since 2000. She is the CEO of Jupiter Counseling at River Place, and the Intensive Outpatient Program, Transformations at Jupiter Counseling and Transformations Downtown Stuart.

A graduate from Barry University she completed her Masters Degree in Social Work in 1997, and has worked for the Comprehensive Alcohol Rehabilitation center (CARP) in the medical detoxification unit and residential program. She formerly worked for Hospice of Palm Beach and Columbia Pavilion, Psychiatric Hospital as their Dual-Diagnosis Counselor. Sacks is affiliated with the National Association of Social Work, and has served as President Elect for National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, and still a proud member of NAADAC. She is well known and respected in the community for her integrity and commitment to her clients.

EMILIO DUBOY, MD, PSYCHIATRIST, is a practicing psychiatrist since 1990. Dr. Duboy focuses on treating the overall psychological well-being of patients, including the detection, evaluation and management of various forms of mental illness and substance abuse. Dr. Duboy has worked in several psychiatric settings, including hospitals and substance abuse treatment programs. Dr. Duboy’s specialties include treatment of addiction and mood disorders.

AMANDA RUTHERFORD, CAC, Director of Operations, has over 17 years of experience and is well-versed in the administrative and clinical aspects of this field and gives the best possible service to our clients when calling or coming into our facility. Amanda is a Certified Addictions Counselor and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Amanda also handles our Human Resources with hiring employees and their pre-screening requirements.

CHRISTINE CLEARY,  MS, Staff Therapist , graduated from Nova Southeastern University in the winter of 2002 with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. Chrissy has worked for Transformations for over 6 years and is dedicated to assisting clients make healthier life choices and create positive outcomes. Ms. Cleary enjoys yoga and mediation, which she does incorporate in her practices. She has a passion for helping others and likes to be constantly involved with the community as a whole. We are delighted to have Ms. Cleary on staff with us!

MK O’REAGAN, LMHC, CAP, Per Diem Staff Therapist , graduated from Biscayne College in the 1961 with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. MK has worked for the Hanley Center as the Director of Family Services. Ms. O’Reagan has also ran our Family Support group and Alumni group for many years and continues to be a very valuable asset to our team. With her vast knowledge and experience in the recovery community, she is able to take her clinical background and use it to help her patients understand the root of their troubles and promote a healthy recovery.

Employment Opportunities: We are currently accepting resumes for both Clinical and Administrative positions. If you are interested, you can send your resume via fax to (561) 427-0007 or email to Thank you for your interest.