Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor (RC) is responsible for assisting with the provision of care to patients in keeping with the philosophies and standards of the Houston OCD Program. The Program is a specialized, evidence-based program that treats patients with severe OCD and other anxiety disorders with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), particularly Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). In this position, you will work with a dedicated multidisciplinary team and will be responsible for direct patient care by assisting patients in exposure work (to manage their anxiety), assisting patients in developing and utilizing coping skills, as well as assisting in some minor activities of daily living in a goal-directed manner- all of which is consistent with each individuals behavior treatment plan. Residential Counselors are valuable and integral part of the treatment team and report to the team their daily observations. They initiate and maintain a supportive relationship with patients; facilitate the development of appropriate behaviors, self- expression, and social interaction.

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