WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Chicago Chapter

  • Chicago

    Chicago

    Chair: Blair Famarin
    Sponsorship Chair: Sara Watts
    Membership Chair: Natalie Sabo
    Marketing Chair: Melissa Moore
    Education Chair: Danielle Carleton
    Communications Chair: Emily Morris

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Tuesday, August 27

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, August 27

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, September 24

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, September 24

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, October 29

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, October 29

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, November 26

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, November 26

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, December 31

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, December 31

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, January 28, 2020

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, February 25, 2020

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, March 31, 2020

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, April 28, 2020

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    • Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, May 26, 2020

      Chicago WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
      5537 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640

Member Spotlight

Joni Lavick, MFT

Joni Lavick, MFT, maintains a private practice in Santa Monica, is a long-standing employee at The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center - currently as clinical supervisor and past Director of Mental Health Services - and is a contracted provider at Moonview Sanctuary.

Joni has been working with HIV-positive individuals since 1988. In 2005 she received a National HIV Leadership Award from thebody.com. The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapists Association honored her expertise and advocacy in 2000, with their Annual Community Service Award.

In addition to her work within the HIV community, she has special training in the scoring and administration of Mary Main's Adult Attachment Interview, and studied Intersubjective Systems Theory with Robert Stolorow for five years. She has years of experience treating individuals with sexual compulsivity and methamphetamine addiction.

Her most current publications include "Trauma and HIV: Frozen Moments, Frozen Lives" (in press) and "Conquering Anxiety; Living with HIV" BETA Winter 2007. An experienced public speaker, she has presented at many national conferences, University classrooms, and Community Based Organizations.

"I came for the networking, but stayed for the humor! Women of WAAT are hilarious!"