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Come join a well-respected residential treatment center in central Texas to provide intensive therapy within a therapeutic milieu setting. Be a part of a treatment team approach to resolving significant trauma in the lives of children. Use your talents and skills in a family-oriented environment that has been changing children’s lives for over 43 years.


Responsible for providing therapy and leading a multi-disciplined team at a residential treatment center for children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral and emotional trauma due to abuse and neglect


  • Facilitate individual and group therapy sessions with children
  • Interact daily with direct care staff and other team members to ensure therapeutic needs of the youth are met
  • Develop treatment plan collaboratively with the child and other members of the Treatment Team.
  • Complete case notes according to New Horizons policy
  • Complete updates of treatment plan and notes progress of youth on weekly basis
  • Assign child appropriate therapeutic tasks to accomplish treatment goals


  • Master’s degree in psychology, therapy or other social services field required
  • Licensed in respective field in the State of Texas
  • Eligible for Medicaid Billing
  • Strong clinical background preferably in Trauma (not just Informed but focused on Resolving Trauma) given priority
  • Experience in Residential Treatment a plus

Resume and References required for consideration (submit all in one document)


Located in Texas Hill Country in rural setting approximately two hours northwest of Austin in Goldthwaite, Texas. Successful candidate will be required to reside in or near the Brownwood or Goldthwaite area.

New Horizons offers:

100% Paid Employee Health Insurance Premiums
Retirement and Flexible Spending Account
Paid Time Off

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