21 Benefits of Diplomate Status

    1. Acknowledgment of professional competence in psychotherapy.
    2. Support in development of professional identity as a psychotherapist.
    3. Diplomates are the distinguished professionals in the field.
    4. National recognition for the therapist.
    5. Promotes psychotherapy and its benefits to insurance companies.
    6. Diplomate status may bring increased opportunities for professional collaboration.
    7. Peer support for psychotherapists.
    8. Brings together like-minded professionals for exchange of information.
    9. Formally recognizes excellence and achievement.
    10. Peer recognition for attained excellence.
    11. Group solidarity.
    12. Documentation of experience.
    13. Credential’s enhancement.
    14. Professional affiliation.
    15. Provides assurance to the public that the Diplomate has met the highest standards set forth by the American Psychotherapy Association.
    16. Enhanced professional status.
    17. Adds credibility with prospective clients.
    18. Prestige and professional visibility.
    19. Promotes the advancement and betterment of the profession.
    20. Diplomate status promotes career advancements.
    21. The Diplomate distinction encourages and motivates professional psychotherapists to strive for excellence in all they undertake.

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