C-PD

Certified Personality Disorder Treatment Provider

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including:

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Psychologist
  4. Social Worker

Learn more about who can become certified from our detailed list of eligible C-PD professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of continuing education in specific personality disorder diagnosis, screening, assessment and treatment intervention topics. Learn more about C-PD certification training requirements.

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

  1. Personality Disorders Certification Training Online Course by PESI - Certification Fee Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for C-PD 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.

Additional Requirements

The applicant must attest that over the course of their career, they have conducted a minimum of 100 hours of therapeutic contact with an individual with personality disorder traits and/or diagnosis.

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
    3. A completed C-PD application form

Renewal

To maintain C-PD certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of personality disorder-focused training since you were initially certified or last renewed; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample C-PD renewal trainings include:

  1. Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders by PESI
  2. Personality Disorders: Unavoidable Challenges & Proven Solutions by PESI

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
  3. Remit your C-PD renewal fee online

Learn more about renewing your C-PD certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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