The Center for Assessment, Inc.

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Jennifer M. Zoltowski, MS, LLP*


Jennifer Zoltowski, MS, LLP has an extensive history of working with individuals struggling with sexual behavior issues. This includes children, adolescents and adults. She conducts Sexual Risk Assessments to help aid those involved in the legal system or those petitioning to have their name removed from the Sex Offender Registry. She also provides treatment for persons who are struggling with sexual addictions, including internet and pornography addiction. In addition, she works with families to help them address sexual behaviors, particularly those in children and adolescents. 


Ms. Zoltowski also conducts general criminogenic risk assessments, best interest evaluations, custody assessments, domestic violence risk assessments and child abuse potential assessments.  She has testified as an expert witness in numerous counties across the state.  She also works with clients who struggle with a number of mental health disorders.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, the National Association of Forensic Counselors and the Professional Advisory Board for Coalition for a Useful Registry.



Karen Groth, ED.D, LLP


Dr. Groth is a Limited Licensed Psychologist who holds a Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Masters Degree in Clinical & Counseling Psychology. Dr. Groth is a Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor, Clinically Certified Sexual Offender Treatment Specialist, Certified Juvenile Sexual Offender Counselor, and Certified Trauma Specialist. Dr. Groth specializes in forensic psychological evaluations and risk assessments for individuals involved in various aspects of the legal and/or criminal justice system. Her passion is for helping to bridge the gap between the mental health system and the criminal justice system and advocating for the use of risk assessments in sentencing. Dr. Groth is a national trainer and consultant for MRT, a cognitive-behavioral evidenced based treatment program for offenders and is also a faculty member in the psychology department at Macomb Community College. 


Dr. Daniel Shepherd, DMin, MA, LLMFT, LPC

Dr. Shepherd is a professional therapist. His Masters in Counseling (Oakland University) and Doctorate in sacred studies (Ashland Seminary) add up to ten years of graduate education. He credits education and fifteen years of work experience for an ability to understand clients. People say, “He is good at what he does (psychotherapy),” and “He really listens!”  Dr. Shepherd maintains personal wellness through family time, exercise, meditation, and spiritual disciplines. 

*A Limited Licensed Psychologist may practice under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist. Please inquire for information regarding each practitioners’ supervisor.