Dallas TAAP is comprised of individuals, addictions counselors, prevention specialists, and other persons who have a direct interest in the field of addiction. Our members are professionals dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals and families struggling with alcohol, drugs, and the devastating illness of chemical dependency. Many of our members also serve a clientele that suffer from other addictions as well.
Goals and Objectives: The Dallas Chapter of TAAP seeks to promote the advancement of addiction focused professionals by uniting alcoholism and other addiction counselors throughout the North Texas Region. United we have voice in critical matters relating to our profession, as well as those we serve. By means of legislative initiatives, promotional campaigns and professional networking opportunities, TAAP promotes awareness of chemical dependency issues in Texas. TAAP advocates for standards for licensure and certification of qualified counselors to ensure the competency basis of those who provide chemical dependency counseling.
2.Professional Growth Opportunities
3.Academic Growth Opportunities
4.Business Growth Opportunities
Dallas TAAP Executive Board
Kaye Smith, LCDC – President
Community Outreach Specialist
Marie Krebs, MS, LPC, LCDC, SRT, CDWF, CCPS – Vice President
Elements Regional Outreach Director
Lisa Hinson, LCDC – Immediate Past President
Community Outreach Specialist
Erin Wysong, M.S. LPC-I, LCDC-I – Treasurer
Cheryl Edinbyrd, Ph.D – Secretary
Individual, Marital, and Family Therapy
Board of Directors
Eric Ayles – Membership
- Director of Community Relations – American Addiction Centers
Gary Cochran, MA, LPC-S
- Licensed Psychotherapist – Campbell Counseling Group
Kris Fleskes, LCDC-I
- Counseling Associate – Genesis Counseling Associates
Vickie Johnson, LCSW
- Owner – Vickie Johnson LCSW
- Founding Executive Director – Solutions of North Texas
11700 Preston Road, Suite 660 – #229, Dallas, TX 75230
Local Chapters of TAAP
Click on any Chapter Below for More Information on Chapter Events & Activities
- Dallas Chapter
President: Kaye Smith
- El Paso Chapter
President: Armando Salas, Jr.
- Fort Worth Chapter
President: Suzanne Lofton
- Houston Chapter
President: Ellen Kirby Joe
- San Antonio Chapter
President: James Smith
- Waco Chapter
President: Jamie Schmitt
TAAP is the Texas State Affiliate to NAADAC. NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, is the largest national organization for addiction-focused health care professionals with 11,000 members. NAADAC is dedicated to the professional growth and development of addiction specialists.
December 3, 2013
Dallas TAAP Holiday Networking
Lunch: POT LUCK!!!!
Bring your favorite dish and enjoy networking with your Professional Colleagues!
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