Requirements for each certification include education in specific core areas and supervised work experience.
Certification is granted by the specific Board of Directors for each category:
Therapist Certification Association Board
Florida Certification Board
International Transgender Certification Association Board
Certification serves the purpose of:
Protecting the public
Assuring consumers that practitioners have met standards of practice
Meeting the requirements of professional boards and other certifying bodies
Advancing the profession
Enhancing a professional’s practice and developing a marketing niche
Demonstrating an individual’s commitment to their profession
The TCA programs are dedicated to preparing licensed psychotherapists, psychologists, and other credentialed health care providers to provide sexuality counseling, addictions counseling, and transgender care as additions to their already licensed clinical practices or educational fields.
The program does not prepare unlicensed students to meet initial licensing requirements in any field.