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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.

[+] Psychologists
[+] Psychotherapist or Counsellor
[+] Social Workers
[+] Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
[+] Play Therapist
[+] Psychiatrist
[+] Mental Health Nurse
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Physicians

Provisional, qualified or student registration does not meet the standards for CMNCS certification.

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

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of CPD in specific nutritional psychology topics. Additionally, the applicant must attest that he/she has read at least two books to further their understanding of mental health and nutrition.

[+] Learn more about CMNCS certification training requirements

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for CMNCS certification include:

Food as Medicine: Certification Course for Mental Health Professionals by PESI – Certification Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CMNCS certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

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.

Application Process:

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

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 249.99 USD online
  3. 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
    • A completed CMNCS application 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 CMNCS certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 2-year certification, you can renew for 2 years. A 2-year renewal requires 12 hours of CPD related to nutrition and mental health since you were last certified.

Sample CMNCS renewal trainings include:

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  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 CMNCS renewal fee of 149.99 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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