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Certified Mindfulness-Informed Professional

Who is Eligible

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

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

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 hours of continuing education in specific mindfulness topics. Click here for details.

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

  1. Intensive Training: Mindfulness Certification Course digital seminar by PESI
  2. Mindfulness and Body-Based Approaches: Interventions for trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and more Online Course by PESI
  3. Mastering Anxiety with Simple, Evidence-Based Techniques: A Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional & Certified Mindfulness-Informed Professional Online Training Course 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.

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

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 mindfulness and/or meditation-focused training 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. The Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewiring the Brain by PESI
  2. Mastering Mindfulness: Applying Powerful Practices to Help with Anxiety, Trauma, Depression and More by PESI
  3. 15 Must-Have Mindfulness Techniques for Clinicians: Skills to Transform Your Treatment Plans for Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Trauma, Guilt and Shame by PESI
  4. 100 Brain-Changing Mindfulness Techniques to Integrate Into Your Clinical Practice 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 renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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