WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Welcome

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, Apr 24
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

Coachella

Thursday, May 17
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Coachella Valley WAAT Meeting
Center for Spiritual Living
45-630 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260 Map this location

Speaker Meeting

East Bay

Friday, May 11
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

East Bay Chapter
TBD- Please stay tuned!
TBD, East Bay, CA 90000

Los Angeles

Wednesday, May 2
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, Apr 25
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, May 16
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, Jun 20
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

New York City WAAT Meeting
Soldiers and Sailors Building
283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016 Map this location

NEW TIME 9:00AM!!

Orange County

Tuesday, May 1
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

Sacramento

Wednesday, May 9
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

San Diego

Tuesday, May 15
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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

New Date & Time!!!!

San Fernando Valley

Wednesday, May 9
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, May 10
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, May 21
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!"