Certification & Registrations

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Graduates of the Professional Training Programme bring the Tamalpa Life/Art Process® into classrooms, businesses, hospitals, mental healthcare settings, hospices, prisons, and disadvantaged communities throughout the world. Your educational and career goals will determine which of the following certifications is best for you. Please see our degree pathways page for additional information about university collaborations with the Tamalpa Institute.

Certification as a Tamalpa Practitioner

Graduates of the programme who have completed all 3 Levels of Professional Training, plus other requirements, and achieved a level of excellence and mastery in the personal embodiment and professional application of the Tamalpa Life/Art Process® are awarded the Tamalpa Practitioner Certification. A certificate for each level of the training programme is also offered, which details the number of contact, lab, and practicum hours for each level completed.

Please see details about Requirements for Tamalpa Practitioner Certification here – Certification Requirements*

Registration as a Somatic Movement Therapist/Educator

Tamalpa UK and the Tamalpa Institute training programmes maintain the high standards of an Approved Training Programme of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA).

As a participant in a Tamalpa training programme, you can simultaneously join ISMETA as a Student Member, making your eventual transition to Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME) and/or Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) simple and seamless, with no application fee or paperwork. Your registration with ISMETA as an RSME/RSMT is guaranteed once you have completed all 3 Levels of the Tamalpa training, ISMETA relevant requirements and have received your Tamalpa Practitioner certificate. Read more here about registering with ISMETA as a Tamalpa graduate.

You can join ISMETA as a Student Member ($25 annually) and begin receiving their monthly newsletter, deals and discounts on workshops, professional journal subscriptions, books, continuing education programs and more.

For more information about the registration process with ISMETA visit the ISMETA website.

Browse through this page to find a link to guidelines for choosing registration type (RSME vs. RSMT or dual).

More Information: (413) 446 6009
Email: info@ismeta.org
Website: https://ismeta.org

Registration as an Expressive Arts Therapist or Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator.
This registration is offered by the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA). Additional requirements apply such as a M.A. in Psychology, Arts, or Education.

More Information: (415) 522-8959
Website: www.ieata.org

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