WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Los Angeles Chapter

  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Lead Chair: Maria Gray
    Co-Chair: Kayna Kassard
    Membership: Barbara Wilson
    CEU's: Aviva Asbaghi
    Speaker Coordinator: Marty Simpsom
    Hospitality: Ashley Graber

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, October 4

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 4

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, November 1

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, November 1

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Friday, November 3

  • Wednesday, December 6

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 6

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, January 3, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, February 7, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, March 7, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, April 4, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, May 2, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, June 6, 2018

      Los Angeles WAAT Meeting

      8:30 - 10:00 AM

      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      10850 W. Pico Blvd.
      Westside Pavilion Mall
      Community Room B, Level 3
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064
      Map this Address

      Networking Meeting

      Directions:
      Meeting room is in the West side of the mall towards the movie theaters - West of Westwood Blvd. Free parking at the mall. Take escalator or elevator to third level, walk towards Nordstrom, turn right down corridor and follow to Community Room B.

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!"