Therapist - Full Time

The Council on Recovery

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Jul 15

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The therapist will have the opportunity to utilize an array of therapeutic approaches while providing outpatient treatment services, individual services made available to the entire family unit and group therapy in the form of psychoeducation and process groups. With services tailored to the individual needs of each client and family, this role requires a dynamic individual committed to learning and growing their knowledge base to meet the expanding needs of our community. Therapists are asked to share their knowledge within the organization and externally through presentations and workshops, as well as via collaborations and care coordination within the community. 

The ideal candidate will bring talent, experience, and a growth mindset. They will be passionate about addiction, recovery and mental health and deeply committed to helping clients be their best selves. They will enter the space with flexibility, a willingness to go above and beyond, and a desire to help this program be the best that it can be for the team they share it with and the clients’ they serve. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Empower clients and families via various therapeutic approaches creating a strong community of recovery
  • Individual, group, and family therapy to individuals impacted by addiction; including within the adult outpatient treatment and after care programs
  • Treatment of substance use and addiction, via our Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Networking and coordination of care within the community, to include involvement and sharing of knowledge in appropriate professional groups and through presentations and workshops
  • Supervision of interns/fellows, commitment to continuous expansion of personal learning, and sharing of knowledge internally and externally in an environment committed to the growth of substance use professionals 
  • Committing to the success of this program holistically, from client care to strong healthy team dynamics to documentation


  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, marriage/family therapy required
  • Current Licensure: LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPCi (clinical supervisor a plus)
  • Experience providing therapeutic services, especially related to alcohol and drug use and mental health disorders with a diversity of populations
  • Specific experience and knowledge with children, adolescents, family treatment, parent coaching, and facilitating experiential groups

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of psychosocial issues, family systems, interpersonal dynamics, community resources, and treatment planning process
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Strong communication skills for work with adolescents, parents, counselors, faculty and collaborating organizations
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to plan dynamic educational and therapeutic experiences based on scientific principles
  • Ability to work within multiple systems simultaneously while maintaining boundaries and accountability
  • Sensitivity to family issues revolving around substance use, other compulsive behaviors, mental health disorders and learning challenges
  • Ability to connect with both youth and their parents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Power point


• Experience conducting diagnostic assessments; facilitating psychoeducation and therapeutic process groups; and providing individual and family therapy

• Experience with parent coaching

• Experience developing experiential groups and activities for adolescents

The Council on Recovery is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to keep our community healthy, productive and safe by providing services and information to all who may be adversely affected by alcohol, drugs, and related issues.

Summary: Come join a team of clinicians who are passionate about treatment and recovery, who believe in a family-focused and strengths-based approach, and who understand that each person served is worthy of the highest quality of care possible. The Council on Recovery is a leading provider of education, prevention, intervention and treatment in the Greater Houston area. The ideal candidate will share these qualities and be committed to the same mission.

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The Council on Recovery

Houston's leading non-profit provider of prevention, education, treatment, & recovery for alcoholism, drug addiction, & co-occurring mental health dis...