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, August 2

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, August 2

      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, September 6

    • Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, September 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, 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.

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."