WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Los Angeles Chapter

  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles

    Chapter Leadership
    Co Leader: Lynne Biehl
    Co Leader: Michelle Lee
    Membership: Dia Ja Rodriquez
    CE Coordinator :Sydney Haupert
    Hospitality: Caitlin Eccleston

Upcoming Meetings

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  • Wednesday, July 6

    • Los Angeles- In Person

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Los Angeles- In Person
      Wednesday, July 6

      Los Angeles- In Person

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Networking Meeting: In Person

      11150 W Olympic Blvd Ste 760 (Parking Validated)
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064


      Host: Lynne Biehl310-990-4996
  • Wednesday, August 3

    • Los Angeles- In Person

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Los Angeles- In Person
      Wednesday, August 3

      Los Angeles- In Person

      9:30 - 11:00 AM

      Networking Meeting: In Person

      11150 W Olympic Blvd Ste 760 (Parking Validated)
      Los Angeles, CA, 90064


      Host: Lynne Biehl310-990-4996

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."