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The Far West Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy (FWTAPT) is a proud local branch to our larger parent organizations the Texas Association for Play Therapy (TAPT) and the Association for Play Therapy (APT).  We are a network of professionals and students who are interested in the therapeutic use of play in our work with children and their families.

FWTAPT is an approved continuing education provider for:

Association for Play Therapy #99-074


The purpose of the FWTAPT is to provide a forum for the discussion of play therapy ideas and promote future educational and networking events.

Our Goals:

  • We seek to advance the discipline of play therapy

  • Conduct and foster programs of education in the field of play therapy

  • Promote sound play therapy practices in the interest of society and the individual

  • Advance high standards of professional conduct by conducting educational and professional meetings and conferences

  • Inform and educate the general public and the mental health community about the play therapy profession

  • Establish contacts with various organizations for support and educational pursuits

  • Advocate for the rights of children, their families, and significant others.



Bringing play therapy to our region

The Far West Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy is dedicated to exploring and expanding play therapy in the bi-cultural community of the far west Texas region. We offer continuing education credits, social events, and networking for professionals and students.

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