Join our team of compassionate and dedicated professionals who work together to improve the lives of individuals facing mental health challenges. Team members at the OCDI Texas feel connected, empowered and honored to play a role in changing lives forever. To learn more about current openings please view our positions below. If you would like to learn more or speak with someone about our openings, please call 832-900-1271.


The OCD Institute of Texas maintains an environment of integrity, diversity, respect, and collaboration with our patients and our colleagues. OCDI TX is a caring work environment with many opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute. Be a part of the team and make a difference in the lives of patients with mental illness.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Residential counselors
Clinical Psychologist

Additional Information

OCDI TX is a drug-free workspace and all employees are subjected to drug testing.

OCDI TX 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 a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and program needs.

Available Positions

The OCD Institute | Texas is currently seeking a clinical psychologist specializing 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 the delivery of evidence-based treatments for patients with severe conditions, particularly OCD. Our program consists of residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient levels of care. 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: A behavioral therapist (BT) at the OCD Institute | Texas is responsible for carrying a caseload that consists of residential and partial hospitalization program (PHP) patients in addition to outpatients with OCD, anxiety and related disorders. Behavioral Therapists lead groups, provide supervision and case conceptualize around all levels of programming. BTs 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. BTs 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. BTs 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). Background 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 extremely competitive and employees are provided benefits including but not limited to health insurance and PTO. Educational stipends and other benefits are funded by the OCD Institute | Texas.

To apply: Send CV and cover letter to Elizabeth McIngvale at

OCD Institute | Texas Program 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.

The residential counselor (RC) is responsible for assisting with the provision of care to patients in keeping with the philosophies and standards of the OCD Institute of Texas (OCDI TX).

The program is a specialized, evidence-based program that treats patients with severe OCD and other anxiety disorders with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), particularly exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy.

In this position, counselors 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 individual’s behavior treatment plan.

Residential counselors are a 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 and facilitate the development of appropriate behaviors, self-expression, and social interaction.

Detailed Activities

  • Assists in maintaining patient/milieu safety
  • Communicates pertinent clinical information to the treatment team
  • Conducts community outings
  • Supervises, escorts, and/or acts as a therapeutic participant in patient activities both on- and off-site
  • Performs other duties as requested or required by the treatment team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a mental health-related field or within six months of graduation with a bachelor’s degree in a mental health-related field
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and work courteously and effectively with staff, patients, and the public
  • Dependability and ability to assume responsibility with routine supervision
  • Creativity and flexibility in working with patients in implementing approaches that are consistent with treatment goals
  • Ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team
  • Good understanding of professional ethics and boundaries
  • Ability to respond appropriately under stress and in emergency situations
  • Flexibility, good judgment, and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Texas and be insurable by the program
  • Prior experience in a mental health setting is desired
  • Prefer experience or education consistent with the population that the program serves (may receive training at the facility in lieu of age-specific education or experience)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume/CV via email to LaTosha Oliver, MBA, SHRM-SCP at:

The OCD Institute | Texas (formerly the Houston OCD Program) offers a full-time, postdoctoral fellowship. The position provides a unique opportunity for clinical psychology doctoral graduates with an interest in OCD, anxiety and related disorders to obtain specialized training in evidence-based treatments at one of the few OCD-specific residential programs in the country.

OCD Institute | Texas is an 11-bed residential and PHP treatment program for adults with OCD, anxiety and OC-related disorders. Our program provides evidence-based treatment delivered in a compassionate residential milieu environment. Our program offers treatment rooted in the implementation of evidence-based treatment for anxiety and OCD, specifically exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Postdoctoral fellows serve as a Behavioral Therapist in the program. Behavioral Therapists serve as the lead clinician on residential cases and collaborate as a member of an active team along with the family therapist, psychiatrist, residential counselors and other team members.

In addition to residential work, the postdoctoral fellow will also be able to see outpatients, provide family therapy, lead psychoeducational groups, and collaborate in developing other intensive programming initiatives. Postdoctoral fellows also have the opportunity to supervise practicum students and residential counselors. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and have completed an APA-accredited internship. It is helpful for qualified individuals to have clinical experience with cognitive behavior therapy and familiarity with OCD, anxiety, and related disorders. Experience with adults, adolescents, and parents is preferred.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation via email to Elizabeth McIngvale at Applications are due December 31, 2023.