Certification Maintenance Requirements
The intent of the Certification Maintenance requirements is the continued professional development of practitioners after certification. Somatic Therapy is an evolving field and staying current is essential. Renewal of your certification will occur every three years. The requirements listed are seen as the minimum. We certainly encourage you to go beyond these requirements.

Certification Maintenance requirements are as follows:

  • 9 hours of ongoing mentoring for the first year after certification. Mentoring with The Somatic Therapy Center mentors fulfills both mentoring requirements and Continuing Education hours.
  • 18  hours of  professional development continuing education every (3) three years is required to maintain your certification.
    • The continuing education can be fulfilled through mentoring, online classes, home reading assignments, and in-person workshops sponsored by The Somatic Therapy Center. Of the total 18 hours, 8 of them must be in person HANDS ON work.
  • Maintain personal records of mentoring and continuing education to be sent to STC at the end of every (3) three-year period.
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  • Maintain Professional Liability Insurance – suggestion -
  • Abide by  the Code of Ethics
  • Payment of $ 99 tri-annual Certification Maintenance Fee

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Registration for Certification Maintenance

  • Online application fees must be paid with a credit card using PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account to use your credit card.

    After you Submit the form below, you will be directed to another page where you will be able to make your $99.00 fee. Once we have received your registration, you will receive an email of receipt and agreement.

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  • Declaration for Certification Maintenance

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