“the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” - Association for Play TherapyJoin Now
South Carolina Association for play therapy
Our Mission and Scope:
The mission of the South Carolina Play Association for Play Therapy (SCAPT) shall be to advance the psychosocial development and mental health of all people through play and play therapy by promoting:
- Understanding and valuing play and play therapy.
- Effective practice of play therapy through training, research, and support.
- Recognition, incorporation, and preservation of diversity in play therapy.
- Development and maintenance of a strong professional organization to accomplish these objectives.
SCAPT Board of Directors:
President/ Required Program Reviewer: Carmen Jimenez, MSW, LISW-CP, RPT-S
Immediate Past President: Dawn White, MA, LPC
President-Elect: Lecole Sanders, MSW, LISW-CP, RPT-S
Secretary: Tina Kelly, LPC, RPT
Treasurer: Sally Moore, MA, LPC, RPT
Director-at-Large/ Graduate Student Chair: Jennifer Geddes Hall, Ph.D., LPC, RPT, ACS
Director-at-Large/ Past President/ Continuing Education Program Administrator: Jennifer Elkins, EdD, LPCS, RPTS
Director-at-Large: Jessie Guest, Ph.D., LCMHC, RPT-S
Director-at-Large: Stephanie Mcmillan, LAC, LPC, NCC, RPT