BC-TMH Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider

The BC-TMH credential will be available soon.

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Telemental health is a rapidly growing field spanning across multiple mental health disciplines around the world. As such, professionals are looking for best practices and credibility to offer safe and effective services to their clients.

In conjunction with thought leaders in the field of telemental health, the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) has developed the Board Certified-Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) credential.

Providing services electronically requires additional training in best practices, ethics and state laws. The BC-TMH training is based in established credentialing industry standards and processes, evidence-based practices, and a rigorous review of the professional literature. The credential is under review by a diverse panel of industry experts and practicing telemental health providers from all mental health disciplines, academia, government regulatory agencies, licensure boards and health insurance organizations.


The BC-TMH credential was designed for:

  • Counselors;
  • Addictions counselors;
  • Marriage and family therapists;
  • Social workers;
  • Psychologists;
  • Psychiatrists;
  • Recovery coaches; and
  • Related social services staff.

Credential Requirements

The BC-TMH requires:

  1. Approved training in telemental health provision.
  2. Successful completion of a written knowledge assessment.
  3. A commitment to abide by established industry standards of care and laws in telemental health
  4. Continuing education to maintain the credential.

Additional requirements also apply to maintain the credential.

Telemental Health Training Content Areas

In-Person Training Workshop

The new TeleMental Health Training in-person workshop is now available for groups. If you would like to schedule or attend a group workshop, please contact the Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC or call 678-723-8077.

This credential is designed to progress with the industry. Through a formal job analysis process and ongoing literature reviews, CCE will regularly review and update training content and requirements to ensure that the BC-TMH reflects best practices found in the academic literature and in active practice.

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