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Mary Patricia Deits, American counseling therapist, stress mastery consultant. National certified counselor; Arizona certified counselor.


Deits, Mary Patricia was born on January 9, 1936 in Redlands, California, United States. Daughter of Erbert Junior and Helen Enid (Denslow) Powell.


Bachelor, Whittier (California) College, 1957;student, University California, Santa Barbara, 1969-1972;Master in Counseling, Idaho State University, 1978.


Substitute teacher, Sierra Sands School District, Ridgecrest, California, 1969-1974;real estate sales, United Farm Agency, Willows, California, 1974-1976;group facilitator nurses junior clinical program, Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1979-1980;psychology instructor, associate faculty, Pima Community College, Tucson, 1984-1986;self employed, Growth Oriented Counseling, Tucson, Pocatello, since 1976;self employed, Mind Body Prodns., Tucson, since 1989. Consultant/therapist Bannock House, Pocatello, 1980-1981. Advisory board member S.E.Idaho Mental Health, Pocatello, 1980-1981.

Director biofeedback Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa, Tucson, 1986-1990. Consultant to biofeedback professionals, since 1992.


Youth counselor Methodist Church, Ridgecrest, 1959-1962, 65-69, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1962-1965. Hot-line worker Indian Wells Valley Mental Health, Ridgecrest, 1969-1971. Advisory board member Young Men’s Christian Association, Tucson, 1982-1983.

Member Arizona Counselors Association, Biofeedback Society Arizona (southern representative 1989-1990, study group facilitator 1990-1991, vice president, editor newsletter and program chairman 1991-1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, swimming, organic gardening.


Married Frank Lewis Deits, March 22, 1959. Children: Patricia Ann Deits Gardiner, John Alan.