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STARR Certification Program


$495 Enroll

Full course description

The STARR Certification Program consists of 16 modules that deliver the key concepts through video presentations featuring experts from the #SameHere Global Mental Health Movement organization.  

You will learn about the many ways stress and trauma, from challenging life events, can physically impact our brain-body connection (Foundation Modules 1-4) and the non-medication healing modalities that can be used proactively to improve our neurobiological connections (STARR Exercise Modules 5-16). Enrollment fee for the program is $495.00.


STARR Certification Program Modules 


Foundation Module 1: Overview of the Brain-Body Connection and STARR Modalities 

Dr. Andrew Pleener 

Foundation Module 2: Polyvagal Theory 

Dr. Stephen Porges 

Foundation Module 3: Adverse Childhood Experiences and the ACE Study 

Dr. Vincent Felitti 


Foundation Module 4: Dysregulation and Addiction 

Dr. John Rosa 

Module 5 STARR Exercise: Tension Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) 

Dr. David Berceli 

Module 6 STARR Exercise: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or Training (ACT) 

Dr. Steven C. Hayes 


Module 7 STARR Exercise: Mental Health Nutrition 

Dr. Leslie Korn 


Module 8 STARR Exercise: Breath-Body-Mind for Stress and Trauma Relief 

Dr. Patricia Gerbarg 

Dr. Richard Brown 


Module 9 STARR Exercise: Yoga for Mental Health 

Amy Weintraub 


Module 10 STARR Exercise: Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Tapping 

Brad Yates 

Module 11 STARR Exercise: Transcendental MeditationTM

Dr. Prudence Farrow Bruns 


Module 12 STARR Exercise: Neuro-Informed Art Therapy Approaches 

Juliet King 


Module 13 STARR Exercise: Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) 

Laney Rosenzweig 


Module 14 STARR Exercise: Brainspotting 

Dr. David Grand 


Module 15 STARR Exercise: Alpha-Stim 

Dr. Josh Briley 

Dr. Daniel Kirsch 


Module 16 STARR Exercise: Neurofeedback 

Dr. Siegfried Othmer


Learning Objectives 

As a result of this Program, you will be able to: 

  • Summarize the many ways stress and trauma, from challenging life events, can physically impact the brain-body connection. 
  • Examine non-medication healing modalities that can be proactively utilized to improve neurobiological connections. 
  • Effectively use interpersonal communication skills to foster greater awareness and application of the STARR modalities.  

Who Should Participate 

  • Athletic Coaches 
  • Chiropractors and Medical Doctors 
  • Healthcare Providers 
  • Health Coaches 
  • HR Professionals 
  • Life Coaches 
  • Mental Health Professionals 
  • Nurses 
  • Parents 
  • Practice Administrators 
  • Social Workers and Teachers

Course Materials 

  • All learning materials and resources are available within each course module.   

What You Will Get 

Upon purchase, you will gain lifetime access to: 

  • Video presentations from STARR Experts from the Same Here Global Mental Health Practitioner Alliance 
  • STARR course module handouts and learning resources 
  • Comprehensive information about the brain body connection and the non-medication healing modalities (STARR exercises) that can be used proactively to improve our neurobiological connections  

Upon successful completion of the course requirements and quiz completion, you will receive: 

  • Verified STARR Certification Certificate of Completion  

  • 22 hours that can be submitted for professional CEUs based on the requirements of the issuing provider

Need help with registering? Follow these Step-by-step STARR Enrollment Instructions

*Please Note: Registration in the STARR Certification Program is not eligible for the MUIH Community Benefit