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Kent Robert Blocker

Kent Robert Blocker, American mental health counselor. Certified in health care administration United States Army Academy Health Science, 1978, diplomate American Board Professional Disability Consultant; certified National Board Certified Counselors, National Academy Clinical Mental Health Counselors, licensed psychological examiner Tennessee, certified American Board Clinical Biofeedback, professional counselor Tennessee.

Background

Blocker, Kent Robert was born on August 12, 1946 in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Son of Jack Snead and Bonita Irene (Riefenstahl) Blocker.

Education

Bachelor, University Virginia, 1968. Master of Arts, Miami University, Ohio, 1971.

Career

Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, 1968. Psychological examiner & assistant grant coordinator Center State Psychiatric Hospital, Nashville, 1971—1975. Private practise psychology Human Resources, Inc., 1973—1974.

Successively director acute services, consulation director, grant writer, outpatient director, clinical director Committee for Economic Development Mental Health Center, Gadsden, Alabama, 1975—1987. Founder, director Stress Control Services, since 1982. Professional consultant American Cancer Society, since 1981, Etowah County Hospice Organization, since 1987.

Senior instructor Command & General Staff College Public. Editor-in-chief ALMHCA Newsletter, 1979—1982.

Religion

Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

Views

The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

Membership

Member Etowah County Council Community Services, since 1975, president, 1980—1982. Board directors Anchor, Inc., Gadsden, since 1976, The Shelter, Inc., Gadsden, since 1977. Mental health representative Area IV Health Systems Agency, 1977—1983.

Vice president Etowah County Mental Health Association, 1978—1980. Member of International Academy Behavioral Medicine, Counseling & Psychotherapy, Phobia Society of America, American Academy Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Society of America, Alabama Mental Health Counselors Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Alabama Association Counseling & Development, American Association Counseling & Development, Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, tennis.

Connections

Married Ellen Espy, April 17, 1971. 1 child Whitney Ellen.

Politics

Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.