Ted C. Bonar, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist and a nationally recognized trainer and speaker at conferences and universities. An independent professional based in Columbus, OH, he operates a successful private practice and is a National Master Trainer for Mental Health First Aid, USA with the National Council for Behavioral Health. Dr. Bonar is a Subject Matter Expert in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and matters related to military and veteran mental health concerns. He was previously the Chief of Continuing Education Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology(CDP) where he oversaw and implemented training programs focused on common military- related behavioral healthcare concerns, evidence-based treatment of PTSD, and suicide prevention and treatment.
Dr. Bonar has spoken at over 200 universities, national conferences, and continuing education events, including special projects for the PsychArmor Institute, the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO), the American Association of Suicidology (AAS), the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah, and PsychHub, Inc. Dr. Bonar has held clinical positions at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, The Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Service, the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Counseling Center, and private practice in both Bethesda, MD and Columbus, OH. Dr. Bonar was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Alum award by the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Chicago.