Batya Septimus

Therapist Training Programme Coordinator (North America)

Batya implements therapist training for COMPASS Pathways’ clinical trial sites across the US and Canada

Batya has worked in program management and operations across research and nonprofit settings.


Before joining COMPASS Pathways, Batya coordinated operations and data collection across study sites for the Healthy Brain Network study at the Child Mind Institute. There, she also oversaw development and streamlining of training for research, administrative, and clinical roles.

She has also worked as an independent consultant for private practice therapists, helping them envision and implement strategies for business development, differentiation, and marketing.


Prior to working in mental health, Batya was the Director of Fellowships for the Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding at CUNY’s Queens College, where she developed training and programming around conflict resolution, dialogue facilitation, and social identity.


Batya holds bachelor’s degrees in Middle-East Studies and English Literature from CUNY’s Queens College.

I’m passionate about maximizing our potential as individual people and as a collective society by addressing mental, emotional, and relational health. I’m excited that at COMPASS Pathways we push the boundaries of contemporary mental healthcare—expanding the repertoire and reach of safe and truly effective treatment.