Center for Stepfamily Development
Center for Stepfamily Development

136 So. Academy Way
 Eagle, Idaho, 83616


Marion M. Summers, M.Ed.

Marion M. Summers, M.Ed., has been working with stepfamilies for 20 years. She was on the Board of Directors for the Stepfamily Association of America, and has had extensive training in stepfamily dynamics through SAA. She is a member of a successful stepfamily and has been a stepmother for more than 20 years. Her popular book, I DIDN'T GROW UP TO BE A WICKED STEPMOTHER, is used extensively in stepmother classes, and is available through the

Her counseling experience has been with children, teens, family, pre-marital, marriage, divorce, re-marriage, grief, drug and alcohol issues as well as personal goal setting.

Marion taught special education in Idaho City, Emmett, and Meridian School districts before becoming a school counselor in Meridian. She worked with elementary and middle school children, and also taught parent education classes, locally as well as nationally. She also had an earlier career in Radio and Television.

She started her private counseling practice in Boise in 1990 and now has private practices in the Medical Clinics at Garden Valley and Horseshoe Bend. 

If you are interested in counseling through the CENTER FOR STEPFAMILY DEVELOPMENT, call 208-322-2908 or email us at Classes are also available. Call or email for class information.


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