WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

San Fernando Valley Chapter

  • San Fernando Valley

    San Fernando Valley

    Chapter Chairwomen:
    Co-Chair: Angela Carrillo
    Co-Chair: Jennifer Kleinberg
    Membership: Samantha Barron
    CEU's: Loree Cohen, LCSW
    Speaker Committee: Jennifer Kleinberg and Angela Carrillo
    Hospitality: Open

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, December 13

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, December 13

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
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  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, January 10, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, February 14, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, March 14, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, April 11, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, May 9, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, June 13, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, July 11, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, August 8, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    • San Fernando Valley Meeting
      Wednesday, September 12, 2018

      San Fernando Valley Meeting

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      See Below for address:

      14156 Magnolia Blvd.
      Ste.101

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423
      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!"