©2019 by the Far West Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy. Proudly created with Wix.com

KEY PEOPLE

Committed to the Cause

 
Night photos 1-15-18-2.jpeg

VIRIDIANA GONZALEZ, M.ED., LPC, REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST

President

Viridiana Gonzalez is a mental health professional who has been practicing therapy in her natal community since 2013.  She is passionate about child therapy, child/parent relationship therapy and helping individuals with trauma. She is committed to the healing and growth of her community.

untitled-46.jpg

LYDIA KASMOCH, M.A., LPC, REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST

Presidint-Elect

Lydia joined the Far West Texas Association in December 2017, as a key member of the effort to relaunch the previously dormant organization.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and a Registered Play Therapist.  Lydia enjoys working with children and their families; helping them heal through strengthening their relationship.  She owns a practice, Thrive Counseling & Wellness, in the El Paso, Texas Community. 

IMG_3838.jpeg

ALEJANDRA DOZAL, M.ED., LPC, REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST

Past President

Alejandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and a Registered Play Therapist who loves working with children and their families.

20190210_115713.jpg

SARAH MARTEL SWAFFORD, M.ED, LPC, REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST

Corresponding Secretary

Sarah is a bilingual licensed professional counselor.  Sarah joined the FWTAPT chapter in January 2018. Sarah utilizes Client-Centered play therapy and Child Parent Relationship Training to assist children and families in strengthening their relationship while working towards a healthier and more supportive growth and development.

20180422_142311.jpg

HILARY HERNANDEZ, M.S., LPC, LMFT, REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST

Treasurer

Hilary joined the Far West Texas Association for Play Therapy in 2018. She is a native of El Paso and is dual-licensed as an LPC and LMFT in the state of Texas.

Ice-Texture

BIANCA BALDERRAMA M.ED., LPC

Reporting Secretary

Bianca is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in the El Paso area since 2017. She joined Far West Texas Association for Play Therapy in 2019. Bianca began her extensive work with children and their families during her time in graduate school.