Mindfulness-Based Addiction & Trauma Therapist Certification

A Mindful Approach to Addiction & Trauma Therapy


The TMAATT faculty are experienced and encouraging mindfulness-based clinical therapists.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, inspiring, research-based mindfulness training to addiction and trauma therapists around the world.  We are dedicated to helping mental health professionals learn how to incorporate mindfulness tools and techniques as they support their clients in long-term recovery, growth, and healing.




Certified Mindfulness-Based Addiction Trauma Therapist (MBATT) have advanced training in researched-based mindfulness approaches and have learned specific techniques and applications in supporting addicts to reduce relapse and increase healing and growth in long term sobriety. 

In addition, MBATT therapists have been trained in working with the betrayed partners and family members of addicts. MBATT therapists work with the spouse or loved ones to reduce trauma triggers through specific treatment planning that enhances CBT work, with a focus on mindfulness-based clinical support. 


  • Comprehensive researched-based training by experienced clinical therapists Small class settings both in-person and online 
  • Continuing Education Units for your required CEU’s including law and ethics Connection to a community of global leaders in the treatment of addiction and compulsive behaviors 
  • Discounts on all publications from Sano Press and The Counselor’s Coach Access to the publishing services through Sano Press (writing support,  design, editing, and publishing) 
  • Discounts on support The Counselor’s Coach business coaching to assist  with the growth of your practice, editorial support for writing and publishing  you book, help to create a workshop, webinar, or retreat

The MBATT Certification Training Levels

The MBATT Certification Training
is organized into three levels of researched-based training designed to teach the therapist how to incorporate mindfulness-based information and materials, research-based tools and practices into the therapist’s addiction and trauma therapy work in order to help clients gain long term recovery.

There are three CEU training levels for the MBATT certification, with the clinician completing the training levels and MBATT Consultant within a two-year period in order to qualify for the MBATT certification.

Level 1

Level I is facilitated online for the following days:
Friday, February 5, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PST

Saturday, February 6, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PST

Sunday, February 7, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PST

Attendance Requirements for Level I: In order to attend the MBATT level I training, the clinician must complete the TMAATT registration and submit the required paperwork for verification and approval.

Our next MBATT level I training will begin Friday, February 5, 2021. In order to be added to the interest list click here.


Level 2

Level II is online, and is self-paced, supported by the MBAT supervisor over 4 weeks, with the candidate completing specific reading and exercises, along with one hour of MBATT supervision each week.

Please Note: The course work for level II takes into consideration that most of our MBATTs are working clinicians with busy personal and professional lives, thus we have organized the training into manageable weekly components.

Consultant Requirements for Level II: In order to attend the online level II training, the MBATT must complete level I and 8 hours of consulting with an MBATT consultant.


Level 3

Level III is facilitated online for the following days:

Friday 9:00 AM-Noon PST

Saturday Noon - 3:00 PM PST

Friday 9:00 AM-Noon PST

Saturday Noon - 3:00 PM PST

Friday 9:00 AM-Noon PST

Consultant Requirements for Level III: In order to attend the on-site level III training, the MBATT must have completed level I and level II MBATT certification training, and 15 hours of Consulting with an MBATT consultant.