Why Join Us?

Discounts on professional development and Training CE opportunities

Members receive discounts and scholarships for CE workshops which includes our annual Winter Workshop.

Total CEs per year

Earn up to 15 CEs every year.

Training Costs

3 CE training pricing:
6 CE training pricing:


Network and consult with your play therapy colleagues or join one of our consult groups to brainstorm with other professionals over complex cases. These small groups are also a good opportunity for referral leads.

Educate and advocate

Membership dues allows us to provide outreach services to the general public, teachers, and mental health professionals about play therapy and how it works. It is part of our mission to support and advance the health, safety and psychosocial wellbeing of all children.

Job Board and Resources

Use our Job Board to find that next great career opportunity or internship within our service area. We update the job board as new opportunities become available. Members can also submit job or internship opportunities on our job board.

Member only Forum

A member only online forum to connect, find referrals, discuss play therapy, and more.

Advertise and promote

Members can advertise job listings, play therapeutic trainings, research, and more.

Membership Spotlight

An opportunity for our members to be featured on our socials.


Annual Membership Dues





*with valid student ID



*age 62+

The Sam Houston Chapter Emerging Professional Scholarship Award

The Sam Houston Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy is excited to sponsor two scholarships for chapter members to attend our winter workshop: Sensory-Based Play Therapy for Promoting Healthy Attachment presented by Juliet Fortino, LPC-S, RPT-S. The winter workshop will be on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 9am – 4pm. Our chapter is extending this scholarship opportunity to our members who are either students or postgraduate professionals in the field of counseling or a related field. Our chapter is committed to making play therapy training accessible to members who are seeking professional growth opportunities but may have financial constraints. Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: The scholarship is open to members of the Sam Houston Chapter who are either graduate-level students or postgraduate professionals under supervision in counseling or a related field. The applicant must submit a scholarship application. The applicant must submit a 250 word personal statement explaining how attending the workshop will benefit their professional growth. The deadline for submitting the scholarship application is February 1, 2023. Applicants will be notified by February 11, 2023. If you have any questions about the scholarship or application process, please contact us via email at

Bylaws of The Sam Houston Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy.

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