WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Membership

MEMBERSHIP DUES, GUEST FEES AND RENEWALS

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

Licensed, certified and non-licensed women working in the field of addiction/recovery are eligible for membership or guest participation in WAAT. Women with roles ranging from therapists, doctors, treatment center owners, to nutritionists, business development and frontline support staff are welcome.

Select Membership Type:
Individual:
Corporate:
• Membership begins on the 1st of the month joined.
• Renewals are due by the first of the same month the following year.
• On time renewal receives a reduced fee.
• Renewal after initial expiration date is good only up to the original expiration date.
• Membership lapse of one year or more pays full fee.
Guest:
Guests may attend their first meeting free. The guest fee can be applied towards membership if the guest decides to join at that meeting. Guest wishing to join should ntoify the Chapter Membership Chair.
Select Payment Method:

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!"