OUR TEAM

 

TANYA BANNISTER, PH.D.

is the Director of Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services, a cognitive-behavioral specialty practice for the treatment of women’s mental health issues.  Dr. Bannister maintains a subspecialty treating reproductive-related mood disorders as well. She is a New York State licensed psychologist, received her doctorate from Columbia University, and her postdoctoral training at the Cognitive Therapy Clinic of Weill Medical College of Cornell University.  Dr. Bannister has focused predominantly on the psychology of women in her career and has had strong success using cognitive therapy to treat women’s mental health issues. Dr. Bannister has been an active member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium since its inception in 2002.

 

 

 

CAROLINE DUNLOP, PSY.D.

is a Staff Psychologist at Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services, a New York state licensed psychologist, and has also worked as a licensed psychologist in London, England. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, studied clinical psychology at New York University, and received her doctorate degree from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. Dr. Dunlop has a particular interest in treating the unique psychological needs of women, including reproductive-related mood disorders, postpartum depression and anxiety, work-family balance issues, and relationship struggles.  She is a member of the Women's Mental Health Consortium in New York City.

 

 

 

EMMA LEVINE, PH.D.

is Assistant Director at Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services and a member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium in New York City.  She received her undergraduate degree from Skidmore College and her doctoral degree from Fordham University. She currently serves as Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University teaching counseling skills to masters and doctoral level students. Dr. Levine has a particular interest in working with women as they navigate life transitions, parenting stress, relationship concerns, and work/family responsibilities.

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Ayelet Boussi, Ph.D.

is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services. She received her doctoral degree from Long Island University – Brooklyn, and undergraduate degree in psychology from Barnard College.  In Dr. Boussi’s hospital and clinical work in New York City, she has helped women through significant life transitions.  She is especially interested in supporting women in transforming their relationships, and learning skills to alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.  Dr. Boussi is a member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium in New York City.

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Peggy Loo, Ph.D.

 is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services and a member of the Women's Mental Health Consortium in New York City. She earned her doctoral degree from Columbia University, completed her master's degree in clinical psychology at Wheaton College, and received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign. She has worked in hospitals, community mental health settings, and college counseling centers. She is committed to working with women through mood disorders, identity concerns, experiences of trauma, and relational conflict.   Dr. Loo has a research and clinical interest in interracial relationships as well.