WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Sonoma Chapter

  • Sonoma

    Sonoma

    Co-Chair: Chanda Rankin, PhD
    Co-Chair: Liz Fischel
    Membership: Sylvie Vatinelle
    Speaker Coordinator: Lynn Iovino
    CEU Coordinator: Krista MacKinnon
    Hospitality: Shannon Clay

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, October 23

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, October 23

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
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  • Wednesday, November 27

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, November 27

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, December 25

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, December 25

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, January 22, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, February 26, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, March 25, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, April 22, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, May 27, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, June 24, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    • Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting
      Wednesday, July 22, 2020

      Sonoma WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Church of the Oaks
      175 Page St.
      (ample parking in church lot and on street)
      Cotati, CA, 94931
      Map this Address

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."