WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

New York City Chapter

  • New York City

    New York City

    Chapter Chairwomen:

    Director of Membership and
    East Coast Chapter Liaison: Heather Brookman
    Co-Chair: Christine Harrington
    Co-Chair: Melissa Crouse
    Hospitality: Jennifer Vargas
    Membership: Open
    Speaker Coordinator: Jumana Grassi

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, October 18

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 18

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
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      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, December 20

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 20

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, February 21, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, April 18, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, June 20, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, August 15, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 17, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 19, 2018

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, February 20, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, April 17, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Soldiers and Sailors Building
      283 Lexington Ave
      New York, NY, 10016
      Map this Address

      NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

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!"