CIMHP

Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional

Who is Eligible

Nationally registered, credentialed or association member professionals, including:

  1. Advanced practice nurse
  2. Credentialed mental health nurse
  3. Dietitian
  4. Doctor of Medicine
  5. Nutritionist
  6. Occupational Therapist
  7. Psychiatrist
  8. Registered Counsellor
  9. Registered nurse practitioner
  10. Registered Psychologist
  11. Social Worker

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 CPD hours of training in specific integrative mental health topics. Click here for details.

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

  1. Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) Training Course: Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals by PESI AU - 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.

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 integrative 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 registration, credential, or membership
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD 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 CPD hours of training in nutrition and integrative/complementary and alternative treatment approaches since you were last certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 CPD 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. Sleep and Mental Health
  3. 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 registration, credential, or membership
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
  3. Remit your renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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