Paula Soto LCSW, ERYT, YACEP is a licensed clinical social worker, Certified EMDR therapist, and experienced registered yoga teacher with over two decades of experience empowering individuals and communities toward wellness.  Paula founded Intersections Wellness in 2012, to improve awareness and accessibility of body/mind healing practices.  Paula balances her time between her private psychotherapy practice, developing and implementing yoga and wellness programs for trauma-impacted and special needs populations, and educating the general public, yoga teachers, and health professionals on trauma, stress management, and body/mind practices.   

Paula is an advanced topics trainer with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness, EMDRIA-approved Consultant in Training, (working toward becoming a consultant with ICM), a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, a Dancing Mindfulness facilitator, an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, and a member of EMDRIA and NASW.  

In her spare time, Paula enjoys cleaning stalls and spending time with horses at Orchardview Stables in Wexford, PA, a nonprofit therapeutic riding program.  She also can be found practicing at her local yoga studio or veering around with more spirit than skill at the roller skating rink.



Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States