Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services (CTWPS) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship starting September 9, 2019.    

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

Tanya Bannister, Ph.D. is the founder and Director of CTWPS, and a seasoned cognitive-behavioral therapist with over 17 years of experience in successful private practice.  Her mission is to expand and develop services at CTWPS to best serve her diverse NYC clientele, while also mentoring a specialized group of psychologists in ethical clinical practices and business development.

This position is ideal for an applicant seriously interested in developing her own successful private practice.  We provide excellent clinical training through individual and group supervision and monthly case conference, as well as supportive mentorship in the business of private practice.    

Requirements:    A completed Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, and completion of a predoctoral internship meeting APPIC standards is required by August 31st, 2019.   The Fellow will have a NYS permit to practice as a psychologist prior to her start date, and this fellowship provides the necessary supervised postdoctoral hours for NYS licensure as a psychologist.

Applicants must be committed to working exclusively with an adult female clientele using a CBT orientation, and must demonstrate some prior training in CBT or REBT. Applicants must be comfortable working with diverse presentations, multicultural issues, and LGBTQ concerns.  

Schedule:  The Fellowship is a required 18 months in duration, though an earlier start date may be negotiable.  The 32-hour per week set schedule for this position is Monday through Friday (including some evenings) but does not include weekends.  

Preferences:  We are seeking qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences.   Candidates who bring enthusiasm, curiosity, and a sense of humor to our team are strongly preferred.

Salary/Benefits:  Competitive and salaried , plus healthy bonus structure. Not a fee for service position.  Includes generous vacation, and a SEP-IRA retirement plan contribution.  This position does not include health insurance.
Applicant Instructions:  Please send a cover letter indicating your interest in this position and experience with CBT, a c.v., and at least 2 reference letters from supervisors addressing your clinical skills to Dr. Tanya Bannister, Director, Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services by email directly to Applications are due by March 15, 2018, but interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and an offer will be made when the right applicant is found.  No phone calls please. 

EMPLOYMENT - We are an expanding practice. For applicants interested in either a postdoctoral fellowship or a staff psychologist position, please send a query regarding any upcoming opportunities to Dr. Tanya Bannister at