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Phyllis Steiss Wetherill, American writer, publisher. License marriage, family and child therapist, California. Fellow California Association Marriage and Family Therapists (president 1974-1975); member Bead Society Washington, Needlechasers, Association for Gravestone Studies, Cookie Cutter Collectors Club (founder).

Background

Wetherill, Phyllis Steiss was born on August 16, 1923 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Fred Wilhelm and Myrta May (Flightner) Steiss.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1947;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1950.

Career

Directing teacher, South Side Special Play School, Chicago, 1950-1951;teacher special education, Montgomery County Schools, Rockville, Maryland., 1954-1957;teacher, Calvery Lutheran School, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1957-1959;marriage, family and child therapist, American Institute Family Rels., Los Angeles, 1960-1968;associate director Child Guildance Clinic, American Institute Family Rels., Los Angeles, 1964-1968;marriage, family and child therapist in private practice, Los Angeles, 1968-1975;public, Cookie Cutter Collectors Club Newsletter, Los Angeles, also Washington, 1972-1984;public newsletter, Cookies, Washington, since 1984;partner, Elegant Bouquets.

Achievements

  • License marriage, family and child therapist, California.

Membership

Fellow California Association Marriage and Family Therapists (president 1974-1975). Member Bead Society Washington, Needlechasers, Association for Gravestone Studies, Cookie Cutter Collectors Club (founder).

Connections

Married George West Wetherill, June 17, 1950. Children: Rachel, George, Sarah.

father:
Fred Wilhelm Steiss

mother:
Myrta May (Flightner) Steiss

spouse:
George West Wetherill

children:
Rachel Wetherill

George Wetherill

Sarah Wetherill