WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

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Chapter Meeting Locations

Meetings are FREE if it's your first time, $15 if you have attended WAAT meetings before and you are not a member, FREE if you are a paid member of WAAT.

Chicago

Tuesday, Aug 28
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chicago WAAT Meeting
Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
5537 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640

Coachella

Thursday, Sep 20
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
Center for Spiritual Living
45-480 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260 Map this location

Speaker Meeting

East Bay

Friday, Sep 14
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

East Bay Chapter
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Co-Chair: Priscilla Tran

Co-Chair: Eileen Nichols

Speaker Coordinator: Jona Dominguez

CEU Chair: Mary Kennard

Social Media Chaor: Jessica Barbee

Membership Chair: Michael Anne Conley

Los Angeles

Wednesday, Sep 5
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
Westside Pavilion Mall
10850 W. Pico Blvd.
Community Room B, Level 3, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Map this location

Networking Meeting

Malibu

Wednesday, Aug 22
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Malibu WAAT Meeting
Malibu/ The Oaks
300 Calamigos Rd., Malibu, CA 90265 Map this location

Networking Meeting

Marin

Wednesday, Sep 19
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Marin WAAT Meeting- No Sept. Meeting
Town Center Mall
770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201, Corte Madera, CA 94925 Map this location

New York City

Wednesday, Oct 17
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

New York City WAAT Meeting
New York Center for Living
226 East 52nd St.
(between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY 10022 Map this location

Orange County

Tuesday, Sep 4
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Orange County WAAT Meeting
National University
3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Map this location

Sacramento

Wednesday, Sep 12
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Sacramento WAAT Meeting
CCAPP
2400 Marconi Avenue
Ste. B, Sacramento, CA 95821 Map this location

San Diego

Tuesday, Aug 21
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

San Diego WAAT Meeting
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
4321 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121 Map this location

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San Fernando Valley

Wednesday, Sep 12
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

San Fernando Valley WAAT Meeting
14156 Magnolia Blvd.
Ste.101, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 Map this location

Santa Clara

Thursday, Sep 13
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Santa Clara WAAT Meeting
256 E. Hamilton Ave., Suite I, Campbell, CA 95008 Map this location

Networking Meeting
 

South Bay

Monday, Aug 20
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Long Beach/South Bay WAAT Meeting
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!"