WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

South Bay Chapter

  • South Bay

    South Bay

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

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Monday, August 21

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, August 21

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, September 18

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, September 18

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, October 16

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, October 16

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, November 20

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, November 20

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, December 18

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, December 18

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, January 15, 2018

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, January 15, 2018

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, February 19, 2018

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, March 19, 2018

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, March 19, 2018

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, April 16, 2018

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, April 16, 2018

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

  • Monday, May 21, 2018

    • South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      South Bay WAAT Meeting
      Monday, May 21, 2018

      South Bay WAAT Meeting

      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      Mimi's Cafe
      6670 Pacific Coast Highway
      Long Beach, CA, 90803

      Networking Meeting

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."