WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

San Diego County Chapter

  • San Diego

    San Diego

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Co-Chair: Jennifer Tarzia
    Co-Chair: Jessica Yaffa
    Hospitality Chair: Concetta MantiƱan
    Speaker Chair: Cassie Gaub
    Membership Chair: Brisa Romero

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Tuesday, July 17

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, July 17

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, August 21

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, August 21

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, September 18

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, September 18

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, October 16

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, October 16

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, November 20

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, November 20

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, December 18

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, December 18

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, January 15, 2019

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, February 19, 2019

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, March 19, 2019

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    • San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      San Diego WAAT Meeting
      Tuesday, April 16, 2019

      San Diego WAAT Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
      4321 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA, 92121
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      New Date & Time!!!!

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!"