Behavior Therapy Coach

Behavior Therapy Coach

The Bay Area OCD and Anxiety Center is seeking a full time behavior therapy coach to assist with programming for a young-adult woman with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The coach would deliver therapeutic interventions in the home, community, and office settings and take direction from the lead therapist and supervising psychologist. Responsibilities would include assisting client in becoming independent in activities of daily living and coaching client in cognitive behavioral therapy strategies. The coach would support the client and treatment team’s overall goal of successful transition to independent living.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or a related field. Master level clinicians welcome to apply.
  • Interest in in pursuing a career in psychology.
  • Experience working in a human services field (e.g. teaching, coaching, counseling, mentoring)
  • Eager to learn about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Able to work well on a team
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and a strong relationship skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of OCD and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Experience providing direct services to adults with mental health challenges

 

Benefits:

  • Training will include an all expenses paid trip to one of nation’s foremost treatment facilities for OCD. While at the facility the coach will receive hands-on training in Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) for OCD.
  • Excellent position for entry-level mental health professional interested in a career in CBT.
  • Regular supervision from a psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst

 

Job Requirements:

  • Personal transportation
  • Available during program hours: Monday through Friday from approximately 8:30 am to 4 pm.
  • Available to travel to Wisconsin for 1 week in May or June and start work in beginning of July.

 

Compensation:

Hourly pay $20 per hour

 

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to employment@bayareaocd.com

Job will remain open until filled. Please see our website for further information about the clinic www.bayareaocd.com