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: Christine Harrington
    Co-Chair: Christine Harrington
    Co-Chair: Melissa Crouse
    Hospitality: Open
    Membership: Open
    Speaker Coordinator: Jumana Grassi

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, August 15

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, August 15

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
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  • Wednesday, October 17

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 17

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
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  • Wednesday, December 19

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 19

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
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  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, June 19, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, August 21, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 16, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 18, 2019

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020

    • New York City WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, February 19, 2020

      New York City WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      New York Center for Living
      226 East 52nd St.
      (between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.)
      New York, NY, 10022
      Map this Address

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!"