CMHIMP

Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Professional

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared professionals, including:

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  4. Pharmacist
  5. Physician
  6. Psychologist
  7. Registered Dietician
  8. Registered Nurses (non-Psychiatric Nurses)
  9. Social Worker

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

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

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

  1. Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider Online Training Course by PESI - Certification Fee Included!
  2. Online webcast and retreat Mental Health Nutritional & Integrative Medicine Trainings by PESI
  3. Nutrition for Mental Health Certification Course Online Training by PESI - Certification Fee 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.

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 nutritional and integrative medicine 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 nutrition and integrative/complementary and alternative treatment 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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