Dallas TAAP

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.

1.Legislative Advocacy
2.Professional Growth Opportunities
3.Academic Growth Opportunities
4.Business Growth Opportunities
5.Peer Assistance
6.Ethical Standards

Dallas TAAP Executive Board  

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Marie Krebs, MS, LPC, LCDC, SRT, CDWF, CCPS – President 

Spiritual Director

Marie Krebs Consulting


Gary Cochran, MA, LPC-S – President Elect 

Campbell Counseling Group

Campbell Counseling Group


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Kaye Smith, LCDC –  Immediate Past President, Legislative Chair

Community Outreach Specialist

La Hacienda Treatment Center


Susan Schaffer – Treasurer 

Managing Partner

Red Hat Association Management 

Mila Morris – Secretary

Treatment Consultant

American Addiction Centers 

Board of Directors
Michaleen Earsing – Education Chair
  Scott Wisenbaker – Website Chair
 Diane Feffer – Membership Chair
Heather Wilson, LPC-I – At Large
  • Director of Dallas Programs – CARE (Chemical Awareness Resource & Education)
Mailing Address

11700 Preston Road, Suite 660 – #229, Dallas, TX 75230


Local Chapters of TAAP

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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.