Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services (CTWPS) invites applications for a two-year Clinical Fellowship or Postdoctoral Fellowship starting March 4, 2020.  These positions are ideal for early career psychologists.
We are looking to build our team with an individual who is:

  • Seeking mentorship and training in private practice development from a seasoned psychologist and clinician mentor.

  • Seeking to integrate a CBT approach with feminist psychology and current information on women’s mental health.

CTWPS is an established and thriving full-fee group private practice in Nolita dedicated to providing high quality CBT to an adult female clientele.  We treat a full range of mood disorders and behavioral issues, and our treatment subspecialty includes the treatment of reproductive-related mood disorders. Please see www.ctwomen.org for more information about our group.

Tanya Bannister, Ph.D. is the founder and Director of CTWPS.  She is a seasoned cognitive-behavioral therapist and clinician mentor, and has expertise in private practice development.  Her mission is to expand and enhance services to best serve the diverse CTWPS community, while also mentoring a specialized group of clinicians in ethical private practice and business development.   

Requirements:   

  • Ph.D in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited internship.

  • Must be a NYS licensed psychologist or limited permit psychologist at the time of hire.

  • A limited permit psychologist will have the title of Postdoctoral Fellow.

  • The Fellowship is a required 24 months in duration. 

  • Applicants must be committed to working exclusively with an adult female clientele using a CBT orientation, and must demonstrate some prior training in CBT, REBT, DBT or ACT.

  • The required 32-hour a week office schedule is the following:

              Mon 8-2; Tues 3-9; Wed 9-4; Thurs 2-9; Fri 2-6

  • Two hours are added to the schedule outside of the office for the completion of any administrative duties.

  • The Fellowship will build to an average weekly caseload of 24 patients.

Applicants must be comfortable working with diverse presentations, multicultural issues, and LGBTQ concerns.  

Preferences:  

  • We are seeking qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and experience to support the diversity of our CTWPS community. Women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Fellows who bring a sense of humor, enthusiasm,  warmth, and curiosity to the position are always a great fit with our practice.

Compensation & Benefits:  

  • Salaried and highly competitive. This is intentionally NOT a fee for service position; that arrangement does not reflect our organizational commitment to providing consistent financial, educational, and staff resources to this position.

  • Also includes a generous bonus incentive structure.  

  • As an established practice for over 17 years, we will  easily provide referrals to build a full practice for our Fellow, and will train her in best practices to cultivate her own referrals.

  • This position includes paid vacation, paid holidays, and CTWPS closes our offices December 25-January 1st each year.

  • We provide a 3% of salary contribution to our SEP-IRA retirement plan for our employees.  

  • This position is consciously designed as a 32 hour/week schedule to encourage work/life balance for our staff.

  • This position does not include health insurance.

  • Malpractice insurance is provided for the Fellow by CTWPS.

  • Weekly individual and group supervision is provided.

  • We have a fantastic team of positivistic psychologists and maintain a warm, humorous, and supportive environment for one another.

Applicant Instructions:  Please send a cover letter indicating your interest in this position and experience with CBT,  a c.v., and two letters of reference regarding your clinical and professional skills to Dr. Tanya Bannister, Director, Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services by email to bannister@ctwomen.org.   Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and an offer will be made when the right applicant is found.  No phone calls please.

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Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services (CTWPS) invites applications for a two- year Postdoctoral Fellowship starting September 16, 2020.  

Requirements:   

  • Ph.D in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited internship.

  • Must be a NYS limited permit psychologist at the time of hire.

  • The Fellowship is a required 24 months in duration. 

  • Applicants must be committed to working exclusively with an adult female clientele using a CBT orientation, and must demonstrate some prior training in CBT, REBT, DBT or ACT.

  • The required 32-hour a week office schedule will be across the five week days, with no weekends.

  • Two hours are added to the schedule outside of the office for the completion of any administrative duties.

  • The Fellowship will build to an average weekly caseload of 24 patients.

  • Applicants must be comfortable working with diverse presentations, multicultural issues, and LGBTQ concerns.  

Preferences:  

  • We are seeking qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and experience to support the diversity of our CTWPS community. Women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Fellows who bring a sense of humor, enthusiasm,  warmth, and curiosity to the position are always a great fit with our practice.

Compensation & Benefits:  

  • Salaried and highly competitive.

  • This is intentionally NOT a fee for service position; that arrangement does not reflect our organizational commitment to providing consistent financial, educational, and staff resources to this position.

  • A generous bonus incentive structure is included.  

  • As an established practice for over 17 years, we will  easily provide referrals to build a full practice for our Fellow, and will train her in best practices to cultivate her own referrals.

  • This position includes paid vacation, paid holidays, and CTWPS closes our offices December 25-January 1st each year.

  • We provide a 3% of salary contribution to our SEP-IRA retirement plan for our employees.  

  • This position is consciously designed as a 32 hour/week schedule to encourage work/life balance for our staff.

  • This position does not include health insurance.

  • Malpractice insurance is provided for the Fellow by CTWPS.

  • Weekly individual and group supervision is provided.

  • We have a fantastic team of positivistic psychologists and maintain a warm, humorous, and supportive environment for one another.

Applicant Instructions:  Please send a cover letter indicating your interest in this position and experience with CBT,  a c.v., and two letters of reference regarding your clinical and professional skills to Dr. Tanya Bannister, Director, Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services by email to bannister@ctwomen.org.   Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and an offer will be made when the right applicant is found.  No phone calls please.


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We are not accepting applications for psychology externs or interns in the practice. Thank you.