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

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of continuing education in specific integrative mental health topics. Click here for details.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for 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 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 fee 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 application form, found here

Renewal

To maintain 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 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 renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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