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Director of Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Program
Director of Mindfulness and Skills-Based Organizational Services
Education
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology — The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
M.A. in Clinical Psychology — The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
M.A. in Counseling — Bradley University
I Treat
Child & Adolescent
15-20 Years Old
Couple & Marriage
Family
Individual
Adult
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Emotion Regulation Issues
Anxiety Disorders
Depression / Mood Disorders
Anger Management
Borderline Personality Disorder
Self-Harm
Suicidality
Couples Conflict
Perfectionism
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Kink / Alternative Lifestyles
Eating Disorders
Panic
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Polyamory, Non-monogamy, Non-traditional Relationships
Cognitive Flexibility / Executive Functioning
Stress Management
Therapists in Therapy
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Family Therapy
Meditation
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)
About

He provides compassionate and practical, skills-based approaches, rooted in meditative practice and supported by scientific evidence, to help people with a wide range of problems.

Published Works

Paller, K.A., Creery, J.D., Florczak, S.M., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.M., Reber, P.J., Kiragu, J., Rooks, J., Safron, A., Morhardt, D., O’Hara, M., Gigler, K.L., Molony, J.M., & Maslar, M. (2015). Benefits of Mindfulness Training for Patients With Progressive Cognitive Decline and Their Caregivers. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, 30(3) 257-267.

Uliaszek, A.A., Wilson, S., Mayberry, M., Cox, K., & Maslar, M. (2014). A Pilot Intervention of Multifamily Dialectical Behavior Group Therapy in a Treatment-Seeking Adolescent Population: Effects on Teens and Their Family Members. Family Journal, 22 (2) 206-215.

Fletcher, E., & Maslar, M. (2009). The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bulimia: Using DBT to Break the Cycle and Regain Control of Your Life. New Harbinger, Oakland, CA.
Awarded the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 2011 Self Help Book Seal of Merit Award.

Lehner, R.K., Dopke, C.A., Cohen, K., Edstrom, K., Maslar, M., & Slagg, N.B., Yohanna, D. (2007). Outpatient Treatment Adherence and Serious Mental Illness: A Review of Interventions. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 10: 245–274.

Maslar, M. (1999). Evaluating improvements in care management, outcomes monitoring, and outcomes management at a state psychiatric hospital. Doctoral dissertation, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Maslar, M. (1999). A quality improvement project for increasing engagement and retention rates in an outpatient program for the chronic mentally ill. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association's 51st Institute on Psychiatric Services, New Orleans, LA.

Maslar, M. (1998). Hi, won't you come in; engaging the homeless MI. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association convention, San Francisco, CA.

Mejta, C., Bokos, P., and Maslar, M., Mickenberg, J. and Senay, E. (1995). The effectiveness of case management in working with intravenous drug users. In J.A. Inciardi, F.M. Tims, & B.W. Fletcher (Eds.), The effectiveness of innovative approaches to drug abuse treatment. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Mejta, C., and Naylor, C., Maslar, M. (1994). Substance abuse treatment: approaches and effectiveness. In J. Lewis, (Ed.), Addictions concepts and strategies for treatment. Gaithersburg, Maryland: Aspen Publishers.

Mejta, C., Bokos, P., Mickenberg, J., Maslar, M., Hasson, A., Gil, V., O’Keefe, Z., Martin, S., Isenberg, H., Inciardi, J., Lockwood, D., Rapp, R., Siegal, H., Fisher, J., and Wagner, J. (1994). Approaches to case management with substance abusing populations. In J. Lewis, (Ed.), Addictions concepts and strategies for treatment. Gaithersburg, Maryland: Aspen Publishers.

Mejta, C., Bokos, P., Mickenberg, J., and Maslar, M. (1993). Case management with intravenous drug users: Implementation issues and strategies. In J.A. Inciardi, F.M. Tims, & B.W. Fletcher (Eds.), The implementation of innovative approaches to drug abuse treatment. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Awards
The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 2011 Self Help Book Seal of Merit Award for: Fletcher, E., & Maslar, M. (2009)
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bulimia: Using DBT to Break the Cycle and Regain Control of Your Life. New Harbinger, Oakland, CA.
Insurance Accepted
Out of Network Reimbursement
Medicare
Self Pay
Languages
English