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, Jun 26
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

Coachella

Thursday, Jul 19
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, Jul 13
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, Jul 4
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, Jun 27
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, Jul 18
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Marin WAAT Meeting
Town Center Mall
770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201, Corte Madera, CA 94925 Map this location

New York City

Wednesday, Aug 15
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, Jul 3
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Sacramento

Wednesday, Jul 11
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

San Diego

Tuesday, Jul 17
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, Jul 11
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, Jul 12
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, Jul 16
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

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."