The PACT Certification Program represents the highest level of PACT training.
With a focus on individual mentoring from PACT faculty, the certification program serves as the culmination of your PACT training.
Completion of the program will confer the distinct title of PACT Certified Therapist.
Work closely with PACT founder Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, and Senior Core Faculty Member Hans Stahlschmidt, PhD, to strengthen and support your practice and understanding of PACT, building on everything you’ve learned through your training and clinical work to date.
A hands-on experiential program, the PACT Certification Program consists of:
A note about training on DEI and digital communication: As a Certified PACT Therapist, you will be poised to become a leader within the PACT community and within our field. We provide training on DEI to help foster a more equitable and inclusive culture within our field. And training on digital collaboration will help you expand your reach and share your good ideas effectively with the larger community.
When you become PACT Certified, you will enjoy a number of benefits:
After completing Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 training, qualified PACT therapists may now be invited to become PACT Certified. Our goal is to help you grow your knowledge and skills in the process, gain professional credibility, and be recognized as an expert in PACT therapy.
To enroll in the PACT Certification Program, you must have completed the following:
In addition, before completing PACT Certification, you must:
The PACT Certification Program is by invitation only. We limit each certification cohort to a small group of experienced PACT clinicians. Please refer to our policies, terms, and conditions for further information.
We will offer a PACT Certification Program in 2023. PACT Certification lasts two years. You will need to renew your certification every two years to maintain the PACT Certified designation.
To maintain the designation as a PACT Certified Therapist, clinicians need to renew their certification through the PACT Institute every two years.
Renewal of PACT Certification may include a combination of the following: