Lex Soto

Clinic Therapist, Gender & Family Project

Lex Soto (they/them), achieved their Bachelor’s in Women’s Studies with a minor in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside; where they worked to develop a knowledge and understanding of race, gender, and sexuality and incorporated theories such as critical race theory, intersectional theory, feminist theory, queer theory, and other lenses and point of views to expand their understanding of not only their-self, but other individuals. 

Lex went on to get their Master’s in Social Work at NYU Silver, where they were able learn and work to incorporate different modalities to serve their community through a compassionate and trauma informed lens. Lex’s interests are working with the LGBTQ community to understand how trauma and experiences can shape a person starting from adolescence to adulthood, how trauma and a lack of informed care can impact LGBTQ individuals from engaging in treatment, and the impact of anti-LGBTQ policies and practices on youth/adult