WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

South Bay Chapter

  • Long Beach/South Bay

    Long Beach/South Bay

    Co-Chair: Madison Brightwell
    Co-Chair: Cheryl Cambay
    Membership Chair: Tamara Hectus
    CEU: Inger Hauge

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Monday, February 19

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, February 19

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, March 19

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, March 19

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, April 16

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, April 16

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, May 21

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, May 21

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, June 18

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, June 18

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, July 16

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, July 16

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, August 20

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, August 20

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, September 17

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, September 17

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, October 15

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, October 15

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, November 19

    • Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, November 19

      Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste. 102
      Long Beach, CA, 90807

      Networking Meeting

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!"