Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services (CTWPS) invites applications for a half-time Clinical Fellow (NYS licensed psychologist or NYS LCSW) with a start date of June 5th, 2019

Whether you’ve always wanted to be in private practice, or you want to pivot back into a rewarding and flexible clinical career, a unique feature of this fellowship is that we provide mentorship in the business of private practice, as well as thorough clinical training. At the successful completion of the fellowship, the Fellow is invited to bring her entire patient caseload from CTWPS with her into her own private practice. There may also be opportunities for growth within the practice after the fellowship ends.    

CTWPS is a thriving full-fee 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 clinicians in ethical clinical practices and business development.

Requirements:    Must be a NYS LCSW or NYS licensed psychologist at the time of hire.  
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 also be comfortable working with diverse presentations, multicultural issues, and LGBTQ concerns.  

Schedule:  The Fellowship is 15 months in duration, with the following required schedule in the office:  

Wednesday 12pm-4pm; Friday 10 am-6 pm; Saturday 9am-5pm (or Sunday 9 am - 5 pm)

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

Salary/Benefits:  Competitive and salaried (not fee for service); also includes a generous bonus incentive structure.   Includes 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, and a cv to Dr. Tanya Bannister, Director, Cognitive Therapy for Women Psychological Services by email to   Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and an offer will be made when the right applicant is found.  No phone calls please.

If you are interested in employment at CTWPS, please send a query letter to the Director, Dr. Tanya Bannister at We are not accepting applications for psychology externs or LMSWs at this time. Thank you.