Gregory M. Deitchler is a results-oriented professional and
personal growth expert. He provides tools to organizations, individuals, and families who want to learn how to tap into internal
motivation and increase productivity with clarity of focus. Greg has been described as intelligent, inspiring, and witty.
His vivacious personality and charm exudes passion and inspiration that captivates audiences and helps them to move forward
in their endeavors. With his inspiring background as a cancer survivor and his extensive education he not only inspires but
educates his audiences.
Greg has been speaking to large and small audiences since the early 1980’s. As a motivational
speaker/trainer he was named as one of the State of Idaho’s top motivators by the Idaho Statesman and was inducted into the
Associated Students of Boise State University Hall of Fame for Community Service. His inspiring stories will challenge and
inspire you and your organization to reach new heights of determination to turn your goals and dreams into reality.
sets Mr. Deitchler apart is not only his story of triumph over adversity but also how he turns setbacks into comebacks. After
receiving pioneering cancer treatments that followed a 1% very bleak prognosis, Greg’s purpose quickly became bigger than
his own survival. He became speaker/fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at the age of 10. Greg has enlightened others
about the value of donating money to research-based treatments. Mr. Deitchler was instrumental in starting Camp Rainbow Gold,
a camp for kids with cancer. As an extension of the camp, Greg founded the first teen support group for teens surviving cancer.
Mr. Deitchler became the youngest person ever to be elected as the Vice President of the Local American Cancer Society at
age 19. His unrelenting desire to help others culminated in establishing Promising Horizons, a private clinical practice in
marriage and family therapy and mental health. His expertise is in treating individuals and families experiencing traumatic
Greg has spoken to many groups to help them move forward in their endeavors. His extensive list of speeches
and workshops includes partnerships with local cities and hospitals to bring low cost marriage and relationship education
to the masses. He has given presentations to Fortune 500 Companies, Adoption, Cancer, Diabetes, Mental Health and Developmental
Disability Agencies as well as Chambers of Commerce, and Lyons Clubs. Greg has also presented papers and programs to the Idaho
Counseling Association, SMART Marriages Conference: the Coalition for Marriage, Family & Couples Education, the National Candlelighters
Association, and many others.
In addition to his private practice Greg is well known in the adolescent mental health
field for his work designing school based day treatment programs for at risk/emotionally disturbed youth. He trains educators
and educational officials on the complexity of issues in adolescent mental health, group dynamics, and team building. Greg
is also certified to train in non-violent crisis intervention. Greg’s work has been instrumental in helping corporate America
learn the dynamics of team building, goal setting, and how to become mission-driven organizations.
Gregory M. Deitchler
received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Minor in interpersonal communication and dispute resolution, and
his Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling from Boise State University.