Certificate in

Mental Health

and Spirituality


Designed for working professionals, the Certificate in Mental Health and Spirituality builds greater spiritual awareness that helps you connect with people of all faiths. Six synchronous interactive and immersive online seminars taken over six months first ground you in the connection between spirit and health, and then go deeper into chronic illness, bereavement, bipolar faith, healing and clinical practice.

Registration Fee: $3,750 to complete certificate


The Certificate in Mental Health and Spirituality prepares you for important conversations with people in tough situations, at critical moments in their lives. Valuable time is gained when you can immediately relate to people from their spiritual point of view, break down barriers and connect with them. And, each seminar comes with valuable continuing education credits (CEs) that can satisfy skills acquisition requirements for certain practicing professionals.


Individual seminars may be taken ‘a la carte’. Click on the seminar to learn more. 

Seminar Facilitators

Monica A. Coleman, MDiv, PhD

Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religions, Claremont School of Theology

Terri Daniel, MA, CT

CCTP Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, AITP; Spirituality and Bereavement: Grieving between Heaven and Earth

Peter Goldblum, PhD, MPH

Professor Emeritus and past Director of Clinical Training at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University

Frances Grace, PhD

Professor of Religious Studies and Steward of the Meditation Room

Conroy Reynolds, PhD

Senior Clinical Professor, Director of Online Programs School of Education

Cassandra Vieten, PhD

President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and scientist at the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute.

Rev. D. Mark Wilson, PhD

Past Assistant Professor of Congregational Leadership, Pacific School of Religion and Former Pastor of McGee Avenue Baptist Church in Berkeley, California

Karen Wyatt, MD

Physician, Teacher, Inspirational Speaker

Certificate Details

Certificate IDs



$3,750 for the complete Certificate.

$625 for the individual seminars.

Alumni, Employee, and Group pricing available.  Inquire HERE


Pastors, mental health providers, and graduate students will learn to identify the spiritual and mental health
needs of members of their community and learn to work together to provide sensitive and effective care.


American Psychological Association: Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for its programs and their content. California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs and MFTs for programs from CE approved sponsors of the American Psychological Association. LCSWs and MFTs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval. California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. For questions about these CE accreditations, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at (707) 763-3576 or CE@spiritualcompetency.com. An approved CE provider, SCRC provides CEUs to psychologists, nurses, social workers, and MFTs. Topics cover Mental Health Disorders and Spirituality.


Seminar participants meet over the Internet using browser-based conferencing software.


This certificate can take as few as 7 months to complete.


Classes are typically held on T/Th or M/W from 4:30-6:00p PST


Seminars are delivered online through the Zoom conferencing system on the Internet. Meetings are live / synchronous. All participants are visible to each other and engage in the conversations through the system.

Ready for Spiritual Awareness

Supported in conversation with people from all walks of life, each person who passes through the Applied Wisdom Institute learns how to connect, engage and restore the person who needs the unique support that they alone provide.  Complete this Certificate in Mental Health and Spirituality, and build the spiritual awareness that makes you a better care provider.