Laura M. Possino, Psy. D
Dr.. Laura Possino is a licensed clinical psychologist with experience in hospital, rehabilitation center and residential treatment center settings. As the owner/operator of Grace Manor at North Park, her goal is to provide its residents with a safe, comfortable, supportive environment in which to live where they can receive the individualized care they need while enjoying a happy and fulfilling lifestyle.
Dr.. Possino holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and is licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Wake Forest University, and attended graduate school at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Nova University, where she earned a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She served her Doctoral Internship at the University of Miami.
Dr.. Possino’s health care experience includes serving as a psychotherapist in an outpatient setting at the Neurological Rehabilitation Center in Tamarac, FL, where she coordinated medical treatment with psychological services, such as individual and group therapy. She served as a Clinical Psychologist at Wordsworth Academy in Fort Washington, PA, where she performed psychological evaluations, individual and group psychotherapy, and family therapy. Dr. Possino interned in the Acute Care Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL where she performed neurological and psychological evaluations, wrote assessments, and did individual and group therapy.
Dr.. Possino has also worked in forensic settings, with individuals adjudicated NGRI (not guilty by reason of insanity) and IST (incompetent to stand trial). Most recently, Dr. Possino worked in a residential treatment center where her responsibilities included psychological evaluation, individual, group and family therapies, as well as crisis intervention.
Steven A. Possino
Administrator & President
Steve Possino is a seasoned business executive who brings over two decades of experience beginning with a fast track career in the Silicon Valley High Technology & Telecommunications sector and subsequently, owner and Administrator of the highly successful Grace Manor at North Park Senior Living Commmunity.
Steve Possino’s executive and entrepreneurial spirit enabled him to take start-up, as well as Fortune 500 companies, to the next level. His background includes experience as a Vice President, Senior Executive and Officer working for several companies, including: Unisys; LHS Communications; Geneva Technologies; Convergys; and most recently, Narus, Inc. In addition, he was directly involved in numerous acquisitions of the above companies including (LHS Communications to SEMA Group $4.5B & Geneva Technologies to Convergys for $750M).
Since 2002, Steve has taken his proven business practices and leveraged those to the Healthcare-Assisted Living Industry. “My goal was to make Grace Manor at North Park have the look and feel of an elegant, comfortable condominium building, while providing the highest level of comprehensive care that any licensed assisted living facility has to offer”, said Mr. Possino in a recent interview.
Currently, Steve serves as a Board Member for PALA (Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association) since 2012.
Steve has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Miami, Fl. In addition, he completed an Executive Leadership Program at M.I.T. In his most recent years, he acquired his Pennsylvania certification as a Healthcare Administrator.
Maureen Knecht Newcamp
Maureen joined Grace Manor at North Park as Activities Director in May 2013.
She has a minor in speech communications and majored in applied media arts at Edinboro University, Has gained experience working as an Activities Director at two assisted living facilities (Rose Valley, Mt. Assisi-Marian Hall) before working for the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh as the Program Director for North Boroughs Branch and The North Boroughs YMCA Community Center.
Taught Group exercise classes for 11 years for the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh. Silver Sneakers & YMCA Personal Trainer and group exercise certifications, YMCA Team Leader Certification.
Hobbies: traveling, planning excursions, parties and events, Broadway Shows, kayaking, crafts, volunteering.
Active Rotarian since July 2009. Past President 2012-13
Volunteers and participates in the Quaker Valley Relay for Life, Team Caring Friends
Member of FOM, The North Boroughs Fellowship of Ministries is a group of area ministers and nonprofit organizations that seek to promote unity, serve the community, and expand God's grace in the North Boroughs of Pittsburgh, PA.
A.W. Beattie Career Center, Advisory Board Member.
Currently lives in Emsworth with her husband Jeff and Buckethead their adopted lab. Her Husband-Self employed: Newcamp Custom Woodworking, 4 bonus kids and 7 grandkids.