Saar is the Director of NATAL’s Clinical Unit. He is a clinical psychologist and a certified supervisor in psychotherapy. He obtained a Master’s Degree in clinical psychology from Hebrew University. He served in the army for 19 years, initially as an officer in a combat unit. In his last position he served as the commander of the IDF institute for treatment of career soldiers and their families. In 1996 he retired from the IDF with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.