About Us

Court Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) is a private, non-profit organization committed to helping make safer communities. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has certified CDTC as the Forensic Center of Northwest Ohio as well as a certified Mental Health Agency in Lucas County.

We employ licensed Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Clinical Counselors, and Clinical Social Workers. Our staff provides expert evaluations, testimony, and consultations specializing in the mentally ill offender and regularly offer training to the professional community.

Our Team

Renee Palacios, MLS, Executive Director

Darren W. Love, MEd, LPCC-S, Treatment Program Director

Megan E. Shaal, PsyD, Forensic Director/Psychologist

Carol Balla, Forensic Evaluation Program Assistant

Terra Drane, AS, Forensic Evaluation Program Coordinator

Jessica Cousino, Treatment Program Coordinator

Mariah B. Jones, MA, LPC, Mental Health Therapist

Lynda Reckner, MA, LPCC-S, Mental Health Therapist