About Dr. J. R. Slosar
Dr. Slosar provides individuals, families, and organizations with access to direct clinical and consultative services.
For the past 30 years, Dr. Slosar has run a successful private practice as a licensed Clinical Psychologist and has provided direct clinical and consulting services in a variety of diverse settings. He specializes in evaluating teenagers and young adults.
As part of his private practice, Dr. Slosar also provides forensic evaluations from court referrals. He is on the expert witness panel for the Superior Court of Orange County, CA in areas of criminal, juvenile, and family law. He is also a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) in Psychology in California, examining injured workers to evaluate disability and write medical-legal reports.
For employers, Dr. Slosar provides services in personality assessment as related to workplace competencies.
Dr. Slosar has been an adjunct assistant professor at Chapman University in Orange, California and has taught classes at several colleges and universities.
Previously, he served as the administrative clinician for a federal contract with the DEA in the delivery of an employee assistance program for federal law enforcement employees and their families. Over six years, he was responsible for all clinical and administrative needs for an $8 million federal contract which included providing training/education workshops in the areas of stress management, trauma response, supervisory management, domestic violence, and workplace violence. He co-directed the critical incident response services for operational and non-operational traumas. He has completed certification in critical incident response training from the American Red Cross.
Dr. Slosar wrote “The Culture of Excess: How Americans Lost Self Control and Why We Need to Redefine Success.” The book goes to great lengths to explain sociological and psychological trends including narcissism and provides solutions to ensure our nation moves from Generation Me to Generation We.
In addition to his book, he has written on paranoia, and rapid changes in technology including its effects on millennials.
Dr. Slosar has written and published professional materials and articles, including a staff training manual for residential treatment services.
He also presented a paper at the FBI Quantico training facility on perfectionism and its relationship to suicide in law enforcement personnel.
Dr. Slosar received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, earned his Master’s Degree from Wichita State University, and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Jacksonville University.
Dr. Slosar was the president of the Orange County Psychological Association in 2004 and is a past board member of the California Coalition of Ethical Mental Health Care, a San Francisco-based group that promotes the ethics and integrity of mental health-care delivery services. He was on the board of directors for the California Psychological Association in 2006 and 2007. He is also a Board Member of the California Association of Psychology Providers (CAPP).