Evergreen Certifications
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Who is eligible:

To be eligible for certification, the applicant must be registered/credentialed with the governing bodies listed below and hold a minimum of a master’s degree in their profession.

[+] Psychologist
[+] Psychiatrist
[+] Counselors
[+] Social Workers
[+] Occupational Therapist
[+] Physicians
[+] Nurses

Provisional, qualified or student registration does not meet the standards for C-IRT certification.

By applying for certification, the applicant agrees to adhere to Evergreen Certifications’ Professional Code of Ethics

Certification Training:

Click the link below to purchase the C-IRT certification package:

Please note that Evergreen Certifications does not offer CPD, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

[+] Applicants must meet the following education criteria (total minimum of 30 hours of continuing education).


Group Consultation: Attendance to 3 (2) hour session and present 1 case during that time. Applicant must complete sessions within one year.
Note: Applicants will be able to continue monthly group consultation for one year – they will have access to a google group for collaborative support.

Case Presentation Requirements:
Cases can be an individual, couple or group that you think represents the IRT model of treatment.

  • Presenting Problem: What brought them into therapy?
  • Why are they really there? Upon assessment what do you think is the actual systemic issue?
  • What you have done well: How have you applied Integrative Relationship Therapy?
  • Countertransference: What do you feel when you are in the room/zoom with them?
  • Specific issue to address: Goal for treatment, treatment plan, future considerations, and/or a question you have about them.

Application Process:

For your initial 2-year certification, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Complete clinical consultation
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
    • A completed application form, found here
    • Completed consultation form

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a registered/credentialed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.

Renewal Process:

To maintain C-IRT certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 12 CPD hours from the pre-approved options below.

Please select from one of the below listed pre-approved trainings:

Renewal CPD content cannot be the same content used for prior renewal or initial certification.

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
    • Renewal requires one hour per year (2 total hours) in each of the below topic areas
      • Gender diversity/orientation
      • Multicultural issues within relationship
      • Trauma within relationships
    • Six remained hours must be related to couples and relationship therapy
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional registration
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a completion certificate
  3. Remit your C-IRT renewal fee of $99.99 USD online

Renewal training hours need to have been taken in the time since you were certified or last recertified. Renewals are calculated from the date that your certification was issued. If you allow your certification to lapse for more than 2 years, you are no longer eligible to renew your certification and instead can reapply for certification

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