In this commentary, we respond to Scherzer and Reel’s concerns over the Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (CMPC®) certification program requirements, particularly the certification exam. A reframing is suggested, in which the exam and recertification requirements are viewed as exciting historical milestones and an opportunity for individual professional growth as opposed to a personal inconvenience. In addition, some historical context and rationale for specific aspects of the CMPC certification program are provided, including the rationale for the CMPC credential.
Robin S. Vealey, Nick Galli and Robert J. Harmison
Carrie B. Scherzer and Justine J. Reel
through a variety of careers: academia, administration, providing psychological services, or business. Importantly, we have held our sport psychology certification for years because we worked hard to achieve the CC-AASP credential and believed it was essential to carry the credential to move the field