The McLean OCD Institute // Houston is currently seeking a behavioral therapist specializing in intensive Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders, Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD and appropriate interventions for other co-morbid conditions. We specialize in evidence-based service programs that treat patients with severe conditions, particularly OCD. Our program consists of residential support, partial hospitalization, and outpatient treatment. In this position, you will work with a dedicated multidisciplinary team and will be responsible for the development of individualized treatment plans based on patient needs.

Responsibilities: The behavioral therapist (BT) will be responsible for carrying a caseload that consists of residential support patients, PHP patients and outpatients with OCD, anxiety and related disorders. Responsibilities include the development of individualized treatment plans, intervention implementation and discharge planning for patients. BT’s are responsible for team communication, working directly with support staff around patient care, documentation and administrative duties. Clinical duties of the BT include assessments, diagnosis, development and implementation of treatment plans as well as discharge planning. Team meetings, group leadership and supervision are additional responsibilities of MOCDI-H BT’s. BT’s are expected to initiate and maintain a supportive relationship with patients; facilitate the development of appropriate behaviors, self- expression, and social interaction.  All team members are expected to celebrate patient success and encourage continued growth. BT’s will provide additional services to ensure quality of care is provided to each patient within their capabilities.

Requirement: A doctorate degree from an accredited university (Ph.D. or PsyD degree in clinical or counseling psychology). Four or more years of experience providing clinical psychotherapy in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidenced-based practices. Proficiency in assessments, diagnosis and ongoing treatment planning.  Excellent writing skills for documentation; evidence of research productivity is recommended.  

License: A valid Texas clinical license within the scope of behavioral therapy that does not require supervision to provide mental health services.

Start date: Immediately

Benefits: Salary is competitive and employees are provided benefits including but not limited to health insurance and PTO. Educational stipends and other benefits are funded by McLean OCD Program// Houston.

To apply: Send CV and cover letter to Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D. at [email protected].

McLean OCD Program// Houston is a drug-free workspace and all employees are subjected to drug testing.

McLean OCD Program // Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and facility need.