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The ARCH Professional Designation

The ARCH Professional designation is for professionals who are committed to practicing and professionalism beyond the standard ARCH membership.

As ARCH Professionals, we are committed to continuous learning personally and professionally through discussion and feedback in a values-based community of worldwide experts and colleagues.

The designation, which can be obtained as an individual or for your program, indicates training, experience, and practice in a professional area.


ARCH Professional Areas of Expertise:

Practice in these professional areas may be in the office, virtually, in nature, or co-facilitating with horses and animals.



Mental Health


Organizational Development

ARCH Professional Communities of Practice

The ARCH Professional is designated a seat in a community of practice in their area of expertise.

ARCH Professionals are actively engaged in communities of practice with worldwide thought leaders and colleagues practicing ongoing personal and professional development, dedicated to providing the best services we can for our clients.

To remain in the designated community, the professional commits to both learning and contributing to the learning through the year.

Engaging in the ARCH Professional community of practice, peers and leaders inspire one another in innovating, contributing, and learning; vulnerably looking at ourselves and stretching each other to grow professionally and personally.

How to obtain the ARCH Professional designation:


Join as an ARCH member


Complete the online ARCH foundation training and in-person experience


Submit the ARCH Professional Designation Application as an individual or program


Engage with the community of practice


Renew annually

Interested in learning more about the ARCH Professional designation?

Stay in touch and download a brochure about the ARCH Professional designation.

We look forward to learning with one another in the ARCH Professional communities of practice!

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