A compassionate and dedicated therapist, LJ Horowitz, MSW, LSW provides a safe and inclusive space for individuals of all backgrounds, permitting the opportunity for client self-exploration and empowerment. Aiming to provide a therapeutic experience that fosters comfort, warmth, and genuine connection, LJ believes that healing begins with trust, empathy, and a collaborative partnership between the therapist and client. LJ credits the interpersonal relationship of the collaborative approach as paramount in navigating human experiences and life obstacles, while contributing largely to the facilitation of personal growth and evolution. These tenets and values are highly correlated with the purepsych philosophy: learn. grow. thrive.

Drawing from various therapeutic modalities, including CBT, psychodynamic theory, and an overall strengths-based perspective, LJ adopts an eclectic approach in therapeutic work. Flexibility through eclecticism allows LJ to customize therapeutic methodologies to suit each client’s specific situation, preferences, and life goals. Embracing diversity at the core of professional practice, LJ specializes in working with children, adolescents, teenagers, young adults, the LGBTQIA+ community at large, and men under the age of 60. When working with younger children, LJ employs a child-centered play therapy approach, utilizing a full playroom to create a nurturing and expressive space. Understanding that every child is unique, LJ tailors therapeutic approaches to meet the client’s individual needs and helps them navigate the complexities of childhood. In addition to sourcing from a variety of therapeutic approaches when working in therapy with adolescents, LJ offers an added benefit of having specialization in executive function coaching and academic performance improvement. By focusing on enhancing organizational skills, self-management to time, executive skills, and study strategies, LJ can support clients in achieving their performance goals and unlocking their full potential. When working with adults, LJ aims to challenge clients by exploring their life stories from new perspectives while also helping them navigate life’s barriers to achieve inner peace. Possessing extensive experience with various populations coupled with clinical perspective and human understanding, LJ is passionate about creating a supportive environment where clients feel empowered to explore their identities and experiences as they traverse the lifespan. 

Beyond the therapy room, LJ is an avid sports fan and deeply committed to social justice. LJ is in active participant in working to dismantle toxic masculinity, challenge racism, and deconstruct patriarchal constructs that perpetuate inequality. By advocating for change within and beyond therapy, LJ strives to create a more inclusive and equitable world.




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