WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Malibu Chapter

  • Malibu

    Malibu

    Chapter Leadership
    Chapter Co-Leader: Denise Klein
    Chapter Co-Leader: Anna Preston
    Membership: Jaimee Gooley
    Speaker Coordinator: Savannah Ganje
    CE Coordinator: Savannah Ganje
    Hospitality: Anna Preston
    Social Media: Jaimee Gooley

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Monday, November 30

    • Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Malibu
      Monday, November 30

      Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Speaker: Dylan Lundgren, "The Self Expression Experience:
      How Self-expression Can Lead to Healing and Bonding in Recovery from Addiction"


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      Host: Anna Preston
  • Thursday, December 31

    • Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Malibu
      Thursday, December 31

      Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      No Meeting in December


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      Host: Anna Preston
  • Sunday, January 31, 2021

    • Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Malibu
      Sunday, January 31, 2021

      Malibu

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Networking Meeting


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      Host: Anna Preston

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."