CTS - Certified Trauma Specialist certified by the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)
CSFT - Certified Solution-Focused Therapist. A counsellor certification offered by CCPC (see above). Restricted to those who have relevant graduate degrees (e.g., MA, Med, MSW, PhD).
CSFP - Certified Solution-Focused Practitioner. A designation for healthcare providers, teachers, and other helping professionals. Requirements usually consist of a relevant undergraduate degree or professional designation (e.g., RN, B.Ed., RT) and related work experience. This certification is offered by CCPC (see above).
CSCP - Certified Spiritual Care Professional. For more information contact the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education.
CSAT - Certified Sex Addiction Therapist certified by International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Therapists (IITAP)
CSAM - Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
CSAC - Certified Substance Abuse Counsellor
CMAT - Certified Eating Disorder Therapist certified by International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Therapists (IITAP)
CHt - Certified Hypnotherapist certified by the Professional Board of Hypnotherapy
CGC - Certified Gambling Counsellor certified by Canadian Council of Professional Certification
CEAP - Certified Employee Assistance Professional certified by Employee Assistance Professionals Association
CCPC - Canadian Council of Professional Certification. Offers certifications for qualified applicants in counselling for addiction, including gambling
CCFP - Certificant of the College of Family Practice of Canada
CCC - Canadian Certified Counsellor certified by Canadian Counselling Association (CCA)
CBT - Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
CARN-AP - Certified Addictions Registered Nurse – Advanced Practice
CARN - Certified Addictions Registered Nurse. For more information see the International Nurses Society on Addictions website.
CACCF (Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation) - An alcohol and drug counsellor certifying body headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario. CACCF is the Canadian body of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
CAC (and CAC II) - Certified Addictions Counsellor certified by Canadian Council of Professional Certification.Back