Evergreen Certifications
Certification in just a few, easy steps!

Who is Eligible:

[+] Psychologists
[+] Play Therapist
[+] Psychotherapist/Counselor
[+] Social Workers
[+] Mental Health Nurse
[+] Psychiatrist
[+] Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapists
[+] Learn more about who can become a certified NATC clinician

Training Requirements:

A minimum of 36 hours of continued professional development outlined in the educational requirement section of the standards.

[+] Learn more about NATC certification training requirements

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

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for NATC 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.

Complete Exam

Complete and pass Part 1 and Part 2 of the certification exam with a 70% or higher score. Exam will be assigned upon purchasing certification or qualified training.

Application Process:

For your initial 2-year certification, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Complete certification exam
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
    • A completed application form, found here
  4. Remit your initial certification application fee of 299.99 USD online

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a registered/credentialed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.

Renewal Process:

To maintain NATC certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 15 clock hours of continued education in any of the following areas:

Narcissistic abuse/Antagonistic relational Stress
Psychological/emotional abuse
Personality disorders
High-conflict custody/divorce issues
Domestic abuse/violence/intimate partner violence
Coercive control

Sample NATC renewal trainings include:

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

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:

    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
  3. Remit your renewal application fee of 149.99 USD online

Renewal training hours need to have been taken in the time since you were certified or last recertified.

Renewals are calculated from the date that your certification was issued. If you allow your certification to lapse for more than 2 years, you are no longer eligible to renew your certification and instead can reapply for certification

Frequently Asked Questions

[+] Am I required to take a specific training program to become NATC certified?
[+] What credential do I receive after getting certified?
[+] How do I get my digital badge?
[+] How long does my NATC certification last?
[+] Do I need to renew my NATC certification?
[+] How do I maintain my NATC certification?
[+] What happens if my NATC certification expires?
[+] I took a NArcissistic Abuse training a while ago, would it still count toward certification?
Advisors
Ramani Durvasula - PhD, LCP

Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist, Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, and the Founder and CEO of LUNA Education, Training & Consulting, a company that offers a range of programs focused on educating survivors, clinicians, coaches and businesses on the impacts of narcissism on health, wellness and functioning. She’s the author of Don’t You Know Who I Am: How to Stay Sane in the Era of Narcissism, Entitlement and Incivility, Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With A Narcissist. Dr. Ramani also has a popular YouTube channel that focuses on narcissism and difficult relationships, mental health, and societal expectations. Her work has been featured at SxSW, TEDx and on a wide range of media platforms including, Red Table Talk, the Today Show, Oxygen, Investigation Discovery and Bravo. She is also a featured expert on the digital media mental health platform MedCircle. Dr. Durvasula’s research on personality disorders has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and she is a Consulting Editor of the scientific journal Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Durvasula is a brutally honest voice on the struggles raised by narcissism in the US and globally.

Amy Marlow-MaCoy - LPC

Amy Marlow-MaCoy, LPC, focuses her practice on treating complex and developmental trauma in adults raised in narcissistic, emotionally immature, and toxic families of origin. She also provides supervision and consultation for clinicians wishing to deepen and grow their strengths in working with survivors of narcissistic abuse. She is the author of the Amazon best-selling book The Gaslighting Recovery Workbook: Healing from Emotional Abuse (Callisto Media, 2020). Amy has advanced training in multiple trauma treatment models, including IFS, EMDR, and brainspotting. She earned her master’s degree from Temple University.

Stephanie M. Sarkis - PhD, NCC, LMHC, ADHD-CCSP

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, PhD, NCC, LMHC, DCMHS is a bestselling author and psychotherapist. She has been in practice for 20 years. She is an American Mental Health Counseling Association Diplomate (one of 100 in the U.S.) and an AMHCA Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling (one of 20 in the U.S.). Dr. Sarkis received her degrees and training from the University of Florida. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She also is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. She maintains a private practice in Tampa, Florida, where she specializes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and anxiety. Dr. Sarkis is a blogger for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post. Her website is www.stephaniesarkis.com.

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