WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment

San Diego County Chapter

  • San Diego

    San Diego

    Chapter Leadership
    Chapter Co-Leader: Tiffany Congelliere
    Chapter Co-Leader: Tessa Smith
    Membership: Jamuna Rosner
    Speaker Coordinator: Tessa Smith
    CE Coordinator: Emily Pellegrine
    Hospitality: Open
    Social Media: Emily Pellegrine
    Sponsorship: Elisa Quiros

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Tuesday, March 16

    • San Diego

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego
      Tuesday, March 16

      San Diego

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Networking Meeting

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      Host: Tiffany Congelliere
      Email: tcongelliere@casarecovery.com949-303-5795

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."