Certified PsychoTrauma Therapist CPT-I

Be a Certified Trauma Informed Care Professional.

Get Certified in 3-easy steps

1. Proof of Trainning
1. Proof of Trainning

You should be trained in the fundamental of Psychotrauma and basic clinical skills to treat trauma.

2. Apply Online
2. Apply Online

If you fulfill the requirements apply online, is easy and affordable.

3. Certification Issued
3. Certification Issued

After 24 - 72 hours your credential will be issued. If it is necesarry ipt will requiere and extra document verification in certain cases.

• Documentation of Training - Certification is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your training.

• Client trust - Provide assurance to clients that you can help them when you display your certification.

• Professional recognition - Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement and client referrals.

Education Standards
  • Neurobiology of Trauma 
  • Types of Trauma
  • Understanding of Simple Trauma
  • ACES Study Framework
  • Awareness of the phases of Harman Trauma Treatment Model (safety, stabilization, processing and re-integration) –
  • Understanding of the diverse  Evidence Model Trauma Treatments 
  • An understanding of DSM-5® classification of trauma & stressor-related disorder
  • An understanding of developmental trauma; attachment-related trauma 
  • Attachment Theory
  • Awareness of assessment tools & scales
  • Recognize symptoms of trauma; comorbidities 
  • Current literature and research on the latest treatment modalities
Who is elegible

Psychologist (LP, LCP, BSA, MSSA PsyD) 

Counselor (LCMHC • LCP • LCPC • LMHC • LPC • LPCC • LPCMH)


Marriage and Family Therapist ( LCMFT • LIMFT • LMFT )

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Physician, Practitioners and medical personal

Alcohol and Drug Counselors with LADC o Chemical Dependency/Substance Abuse Counselors with LCDC o Registered Nurses (non-Psychiatric Nurses) o Clergy o Educators

Accepted Trainings for automatic certification
  • Trauma Research Foundation 
  • PESI
  • Compassion Inquiry

If you are in IAPT base students your certification can be automatic.

Certification Application Process
  1. Payment of the Application Fee.
  2. Submit your info (you will receive it by email after your payment is processed)
  3. If  we consider it necessary we will ask you to submit the following documentation:
    1. Copies of completion of training as outline in the Educational Standards
    2. Documentation of professional status in the form of one of the following:
      1. Licensed professional – a copy of your professional license or designation
      2. Graduate student – a copy of your unofficial transcript .
  4. Your Certification is Issued after verification between 48 – 72 labor hours.


Note: If by any means your certification is not approved we will refund the payment done between 1-3 days after you receive the notice that your certification was not approved


If you have questions you can write us at certifications@iptrauma.org

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Get Certified Today

1. Complete the payment. 2. Fill the Form . 3. Recieve your Certification