WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

East Bay Chapter

  • East Bay

    East Bay

    Chapter Leadership
    Chapter Leader: Clare Brown
    Membership: Natalie Davidson
    Speaker Coordinator: Monica Montoya
    CE Coordinator: Michael Anne Conley
    Hospitality: Cynde Porter
    Social Media: Richa Sandhu
    Social Media: Desiree Ferguson 

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Tuesday, December 15

    • East Bay

      9:00 - 11:00 AM

      East Bay
      Tuesday, December 15

      East Bay

      9:00 - 11:00 AM

      TBD


      Link: Membership is required to view link.
      Click Members Area and login with your username and password.

      Host: Kim Meggs916-633-9747
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021

    • East Bay

      9:00 - 11:00 AM

      East Bay
      Tuesday, January 19, 2021

      East Bay

      9:00 - 11:00 AM

      TBD


      Link: Membership is required to view link.
      Click Members Area and login with your username and password.

      Host: Kim Meggs916-633-9747

Member Spotlight

Linda Gingras, LMFT, CADC II, CCS

Linda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board certified alcohol and drug counselor through the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), and has also been certified by CAADAC as a Clinical Supervisor. She has extensive experience working with chemically dependent and dually diagnosed populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As the Director of Addiction and Prevention Services at Jewish Family Service, she is responsible for coordinating substance abuse services including prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and referral for chemically dependent clients, program development, in-service training of staff, educational programs in local schools, and community outreach. Prior to coming to Jewish Family Service, she was employed for over five years at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as the team leader for Addiction Medicine Services, and spent ten years as the coordinator for chemical dependency services at a private psychiatric hospital in Southern California.

"WAAT has given me a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow professionally while meeting some of the most outstanding women in the addiction field."