Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers. Research shows that TF-CBT successfully resolves a broad array of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with single, multiple and complex trauma experiences. This is the official TF-CBT National Therapist Certification Program, in which clinicians can become certified in the TF-CBT treatment model.

There are several steps to the process to become certified in TF-CBT:

  1. Please review TF-CBT Certification Criteria to insure that you are eligible to apply for certification;
  2. Register for the site with a Username and Password;
  3. Complete the Certification Application;
  4. You will then receive an email indicating that you have met the eligibility criteria and are approved;
  5. Take the TF-CBT Certification Program Knowledge-Based Test

If you have any questions about the process, please contact us at: tf-cbt@wpahs.org.