M.A. in Clinical Psychology — The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
M.A. in Counseling — Bradley University
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.
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.