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Emily Horowitz, MA, LPC

303-880-8296     |     emily@pwcboulder.com

Emily has offered support, consultation, and healing to individuals and groups for the past 16 years in various capacities. She received her Master's in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University where she learned the art of fusing western psychology with eastern spiritual practices and belief systems and applied these principles to the practice of supporting and empowering families.  

Emily provides psychotherapy to people struggling with parenthood transitions, including those impacted by perinatal mood and anxiety issues, infertility struggles, loss, attachment challenges and disruptions, and difficulties parenting young children. Emily’s clinical expertise includes parent-infant psychotherapy, perinatal mental health, child-parent psychotherapy, trauma treatment, group therapy, and family systems work including couples counseling and play therapy. Her background is eclectic and draws upon mindfulness-based, psycyhodanmic, humanistic, and and experiential approaches. She is committed to offering insight, nurturing, and support to parents so that they can in turn offer the best of themselves to their children.  

Emily is trained in Levels I and II of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, Parent-Child Interactional Assessments and the use of Emotional Availability Scales. Her work has spanned a variety of settings including community and home-based mental health programs, private practice, medical facilities, and domestic violence service agencies. She has experience collaborating with a wide spectrum of professional disciplines and has served as both a therapist, and clinical supervisor. In addition to her therapeutic work, Emily founded and directed a NYS nonprofit called Parenting Village and served as the NYS Co-Coordinator for Postpartum Support International. Emily’s experience as a mother to two children has been one of her life’s greatest teachers. She relocated back to the Colorado area  with her family in the summer of 2016. 

Emily knows how vulnerable and raw the transition to parenthood can be, she has a nuanced understanding of the wide spectrum of experiences and responses that people have to this transition. She knows that for many, reaching out and seeking support is uncomfortable, unfamiliar, and unwanted. She also knows the incredible healing potential of the therapeutic process and she knows that this healing can be life transforming for an entire family system. 

Licensure
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies LPC # 13141
Education
M.A. Counseling Psychology, Naropa Univeirsty, Boulder, CO
B.A. History/Political Science, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY 

Professional Memberships/ Affiliations
American Counseling Association
Postpartum Support International
The Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health