Chapters

BROWARD DADE 
The Broward Dade Chapter has been working on getting up and running.  Please continue to visit this page for more information. Thank you for your patience.
No Chapter in your area? 
You can start one!  For more information, read the FAPT Chapter Policies and Agreements. Click here
TAMPA BAY
Exciting trainings for the new year are already planned. Check back to this website soon for more information.  Are you interested in learning more about Play Therapy or joining Tampa Bay Chapter?
Please contact:

Andrea Mason, LMHC 727 542 3635, masonak@verizon.netPresident
We look forward to hearing from you!
 
CENTRAL FLORIDA

The Central Florida Chapter conducts monthly meetings for networking and professional development, as well as presentations with play therapy credits available.  Members of FAPT and APT who live or work in Orange, Osceola or Seminole counties are automatically members of the Central Florida Chapter.  If you are not a member of APT/FAPT, you are still welcome to attend our meetings and workshops.  Please join us and bring other mental health professionals or masters level students interested in learning more about play therapy!

Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month (changes may apply to certain months). Registration and Networking: 12:30 - 12:50pm. Presentation: 1:00 - 2:00pm. Location: Peggy & Philip B. Crosby YMCA Wellness Center (2005 Mizell Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792).

To confirm an upcoming workshop; receive e-mail reminders of upcoming meetings, meeting minutes, and play therapy events; or for more information please feel free to contact any Officer:

President: Jennifer Whitfield, jennifer@hhhcounseling.com
Vice President: Meredith Kelley, meredith.kelley@ocps.net 

SW Florida Chapter   
 
The Southwest Florida Chapter meets monthly for staffing, networking, and professional development. If you are in Lee, Collier, or Charlotte Counties, we would love to have you join us and bring other mental health professionals or masters level students interested in learning more about play therapy!
 
Meetings rotate from a weekday to weekend morning once a month in order to accommodate a variety of schedules. Please email any of our officers to receive e-mail reminders of upcoming meetings, meeting minutes, questions you may have, and play therapy events.
 
President:  Tara Moser, LCSW, 239-540-1155, Vice President:  Evonne Clapper, LMHC/RPT
Secretary/Treasurer: Carol Golly, LCSW, 239-417-3031
Reminder: Chapters must now get prior approval for workshops provided in their area.  Please
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PALM BEACH/MARTIN COUNTIES  
 
The Palm Beach/Martin Counties Chapter has a collaborative effort for providing ongoing play therapy training with the Association for Community Counseling and All 'Bout Children, Inc. They would like to hear from members about suggestions and interest for this area of the state. 
 
Please contact:Crystal Nasser atcrystalnasser@yahoo.com 
FIRST COAST CHAPTERThe First Coast Chapter invites anyone from Duval, Putnam, Baker, Clay and St. John's county who is interested in Play Therapy to join us.  The chapter meets on the 2nd Friday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30a.m.  Contact the officers listed below for location information. President:  Jackie Viola atjackieviolalcsw@gmail.com Vice-President: Anna FarrinandSecretary: Edna Schaefer
SUNCOAST 

For more information about the Suncoast Chapter activities, or if you'd like to get involved, contact Co-President:  Tina Gallardo Co-President: Kimberly Treharne Vice-President:  Janice March and Secretary:  Karen Stull

 
TALLAHASSEE
For more information about the Tallahassee Chapter activities, or if you'd like to get involved, contact President:Rachel Sharlepp