WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Coachella Chapter

  • Coachella

    Coachella

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Co-Chair: Eloise Gene-Black
    Membership: Yevette Stone
    CEU's: Chelsea Ramirez
    Speaker Coordinator: Carol Teitelbaum
    Hospitality: Eloise Gene-Black

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Thursday, December 21

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, December 21

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, January 18, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, February 15, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, March 15, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, April 19, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, May 17, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
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      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, June 21, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, July 19, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, August 16, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018

    • Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
      Thursday, September 20, 2018

      Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Center for Spiritual Living
      45-630 Portola Ave.
      Palm Desert, CA, 92260
      Map this Address

      Speaker Meeting

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!"