CIMHP

Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared professionals, including:

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  4. Psychologist
  5. Registered Dietician
  6. Social Worker

Learn more about who can become certified from our detailed list of eligible CIMHP professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of continuing education in specific integrative mental health topics. Learn more about CIMHP certification training requirements.

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

  1. Online webcast and retreat Mental Health Nutritional & Integrative Medicine Trainings by PESI
  2. Nutrition for Mental Health Certification Course Online Training by PESI - Certification Fee Included!
  3. Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) Training Course: Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals by PESI - Certification Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CIMHP 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 candidate must attest that, over the course of their career, he/she has conducted a minimum of 20 clinical sessions with clients in which integrative approaches were discussed as part of a comprehensive mental health treatment plan.

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 CIMHP application form

Renewal

To maintain CIMHP 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 continuing education in integrative approaches since you were last certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample CIMHP renewal trainings include:

  1. Neuroscience & Yoga in the Treatment of Complex, Developmental or Repeated Trauma
  2. Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's Disease & Diabetes Online Course by PESI
  3. Psychopharmacology:Everything the Non-prescriber Needs to Know
  4. Sleep and Mental Health
  5. Yoga and Mindfulness: Clinical Interventions and Demonstrations

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 CIMHP renewal fee online

Learn more about renewing your CIMHP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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