WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Become a Member

Member Benefits

Membership is open to any woman in the addiction field.
The initial membership fee is $125.00. Annual renewal is $75.00.
Students can join at a reduced rate of $62.50.00 for initial membership or $37.50 for annual renewal. Membership begins on the 1st of the month you join and is renewable on the first of that month the following year.

Benefits of membership include:

  • The opportunity to meet and network with top women in the addiction field.
  • Informative speaker presentations on current trends and issues in the addiction field
  • CEUs or professional development hours
  • Access to the "Members Only" section of our website
  • Access to and listing in our Membership Directory
  • Listing in our Resource Guide
  • Opportunity to list upcoming events and workshops in our Calendar

NOTE: We are not able to accept American Express cards at this time.

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!"