The Mindful Ecotherapy Center, LLC has been providing continuing education in mindfulness and ecotherapy since 2007. During all of that time, students of Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy have continually expressed a desire for an organization that specifically caters to the educational needs of counselors and therapists who practice Mindful Ecotherapy.
With these needs in mind, the Mindful Ecotherapy Center, LLC will be creating a new, more extensive certification in Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy. This new certification will train and certify counselors and therapists specifically in Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy. Ideally this new certification process would be overseen by a new MBEO Board of Directors.
This will be a more intensive certification process than the current one, including up-to-date training in the latest techniques, research, and education in Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy.
Certification will require renewal every three years, and will have a continuing education requirement during each renewal period, so that MBE practitioners are up-to-date on the latest techniques and interventions. It will also require case presentations and supervision for certification.
Trainees who complete the new training would be certified Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapists (MBE) and will have the right to use the designation “MBE” in their credentials. The MBEO Board of Directors will establish and govern guidelines for this process.
The current Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Facilitator Certification course will be replaced in 2025 with the new standards. In autumn of 2024 we will introduce the new Ecospirituality Program, which will replace the current Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy 12-week facilitator certification program.
The Mindful Ecotherapy Center, LLC is now opening a dialog with interested parties who would like to serve on the MBE Certification Board or otherwise help in making this long-awaited vision a reality. If you would be interested in joining the discussion as we move forward, please visit the forum by clicking here.
MBEO Board of Directors Members Wanted
As we move forward with the two-year Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapist certification, we are currently seeking board members to help facilitate the process. If you are interested in serving on the board, please fill out the board member application below.
MBEO Board Meeting
Here’s the link for the Zoom meeting:
Feb 6, 2024 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID 341 236 9681
AGENDA for First MBEO Board Meeting
- Vision for the Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy Organization
- Implementation timeline
- Rights and responsibilities of board members
- MBEO Code of Ethics
- Questions and answers
Please let me know if you have any questions!