Certified Clinical Mental Health & Nutrition Clinical Specialist - CMNCS

Certified Mental Health & Nutrition Clinical Specialist

Who is Eligible

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

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Psychologist
  4. Social Worker
  5. Registered Dietician
  6. Psychiatric Nurse
  7. And more!

Learn who else can apply for Mental Health & Nutrition certification from our detailed list of eligible CMNCS professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of continued education, in specific mental health and nutrition topics. Learn more about CMNCS certification training requirements.

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

  1. Food as Medicine: Certification Course 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.

Application 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 CE or completion certificate
    3. A completed CMNCS application form
  3. Remit your initial application payment of 199.99 USD online

Renewal

To maintain CMNCS certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 12 CE hours of continuing education related to nutrition for mental health.

Sample recertification trainings include:

  1. The Food-Mood Connection: Empowering Psychotherapists with Integrative Strategies by PESI
  2. Therapists in the Kitchen: Integrating Nutrition into Your Mental Health Practice by PESI
  3. Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar & ADHD by PESI
  4. Nutrition and Mental Health: Better Treatment Outcomes through Food-Focused Motivational Interviewing, CBT, and More by PESI
  5. Nutrition and Integrative Methods for Trauma: Enhancing Mood, Sleep, and Well-being by Psychotherapy Networker

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 CE or completion certificate

Complete details can be found here.

Renewal CE content cannot be the same content used for prior renewal or initial certification

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