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John Francis Blattner, American psychotherapist.


Blattner, John Francis was born on August 16, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Oscar J. and Marian C. Blattner.


Bachelor, Quincy College, 1970. Master of Arts, Illinois State University, Bloomington, 1975.


Therapist Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center, Franklin Park, Illinois, 1975—1977, Alcohol Program and Education Center Loretto Hospital, Chicago, 1977—1981. Coordinator, outpatient alcohol Center Roth Group, Northbrook, 1978—1981. President Center City Associates, since 1982.

Served with United States Army, 1971-1973.


Member subarea council Suburban Health Systems Agency, 1980—1981. Vice president Illinois Alcoholism Certification Board, 1981—1982. Consultant Catholic Charities, 1979—1985.

Member of Illinois Alcoholism Counselors Alliance, Association Labor-Management Administrators and Consultant Alcoholism (board directors 1980-1982), National Association Alcoholism Counselors, Illinois Psychological Association, American Psychological Association.


Married Kathy M. Smialek, June 12, 1976. Children: Brian, William, Joseph.