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Who is Eligible:

To be eligible for CBECDP certification, the applicant must have earned a minimum of a master’s degree in their profession and hold a state or national license as listed above, with all training hours and supervision requirements completed to be licensed for independent practice in the state they are licensed.

  • Psychologists
  • School Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Licensed Creative Arts Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychoanalysts
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Registered Dietician Nutritionists
  • Nurses

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

Training Requirements:

A minimum of 24 hours of continuing education as outlined in the educational requirement section of the standards.

[+] Learn more about CBECDP certification training requirements

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


Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CBECDP 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 continuing education, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Review Panel Discssion

This panel discusses a necessary paradigm shift related to diet culture, common hurdles and challenges faced by providers and how to address them. Applicants must watch this panel discussion which will be provided upon applying for the certification.

Application Process:

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

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Review panel discussion
  3. Complete required reading
  4. 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 CE or completion certificate
    • A completed application form, found here
  5. Remit your initial application payment of 199.99 USD online

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a licensed 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 CBECDP certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 12 hours of continuing education.

  • Renewal requires six hours related to one or more of the below topics
    • Emotional eating
    • Binge eating
    • Body image
    • Effective treatment modalities for the areas above
  • Six remained hours must be related to binge eating and or chronic dieting in relation to trauma that does not harm

Sample recertification trainings include:

Renewal Process:

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee of $79.99
  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 CE or completion certificate

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

[+] Am I required to take a specific training program to become CBECDP certified?
[+] What credential do I receive after getting certified?
[+] How do I get my digital badge?
[+] How long does my CBECDP certification last?
[+] Do I need to renew my CBECDP certification?
[+] How do I maintain my CBECDP certification?
[+] What happens if my CBECDP certification expires?
[+] I took a Mental Health training related to Binge Eating personnel a while ago, would it still count toward certification?
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