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Certified Mindfulness-Informed Professional

Who is Eligible

Credentialed helping professionals who incorporate mindfulness in their professional work in an educational, healthcare, or clinical setting, including:

  1. Psychologist
  2. Social Worker
  3. Counselor
  4. Marriage and Family Therapist
  5. Physician
  6. Occupational Therapist
  7. And more!

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

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 hours of continuing education in specific mindfulness topics. Learn more about CMIP certification training requirements.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for CMIP 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. Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional (CMIP) Course: Evidence-based Interventions for Anxiety, Trauma & More by PESI - Certification Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CMIP 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 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 CMIP 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 CMIP 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 CMIP renewal fee online

Learn more about renewing your CMIP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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