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South Carolina Association for Play Therapy
Mission and Scope:
The mission of SCAPT shall be to advance the psychosocial development and mental health of all people through play and play therapy by promoting:

1. Understanding and valuing of play and play therapy.

2. Effective practice of play therapy through training, research, and support.

3. Recognition, incorporation, and preservation of diversity in play therapy.

4. Development and maintenance of a strong professional organization to accomplish these objectives.

SCAPT Board of Directors:

President: Dawn White, MA, LPC (
Immediate Past President: Saundra Penn, PhD, LPC, RPT  
President Elect/ Social Media Chair: Carmen Jimenez, MSW, LISW-CP, RPT-S
Graduate Student Chair: Mary Tchouros, PhD
Past President/ Conference Chair: Jennifer Elkins, EdD, LPCS, RPTS
Secretary: Lecole Sanders, MSW,  LISW-CP, RPT-S
Treasurer: Sally Moore, MA, LPC, RPT
Past President: Cynthia Crawford, Ph.D, LPC, RPT-S
Past President: Keren Riegel, Ed.S, LPC-S, RPT-S
Program and CE Coordinator: Norma Colwell, Ed.S, LPC-S, RPT-S
Director-at- Large: Judi Phillips, MS, LPC
Director-at- Large: Robert Carter, Ed.S, LMFT-S, RPT-S