11 Union St.,
Lawrence, MA 01840
For Immediate Release
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
The Psychological Center, Inc. Announces Carina Pappalardo as Chief Executive Officer
Four New Board Members Also Appointed
LAWRENCE — The Psychological Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has named Carina Pappalardo as the Chief Executive Officer of the community, nonprofit organization.
The Psychological Center in Lawrence offers long-term therapeutic residential substance abuse treatment programs for women, supportive housing for men and a homeless shelter for individuals in need. These include, the Daybreak Shelter, Pegasus House, Women’s View and Safe Haven .
Pappalardo joined The Psychological Center in 2011 and was previously the Director of Human Resources and Operations. In her new position, she is committed to maintaining strong community involvement, expanding treatment and recovery options and increasing education and awareness while leading the center through its next phase of growth and development.
“I am excited to step into this role and to take on new challenges while assisting those in difficult situations by maintaining a positive outlook, providing a commitment to quality service, working with state and local partners and achieving successful outcomes together,” Pappalardo said. “I am in a very encouraging situation with the addition of talented new members of the Board of Directors, whose expertise in marketing, fundraising and strategic planning will surely benefit our agency.”
TPC’s board members include: Barbara Grondine, TPC Board President and Greater Lawrence Technical School Committee member; Jennifer Kannan, TPC Secretary and Methuen Councilor-at-Large; and MaryAnn Fleming from Family Connections.
Pappalardo and the Board of Directors are also pleased to welcome, Methuen Police Chief Joseph Solomon; Jessica Finocchiaro, Greater Lawrence Technical School Committee member; Eduardo Lebron, from Northeast Consulting and Interpreting, LLC; and Charles Manzi, a marketing executive, to the board.
About The Psychological Center:
Since 1971, The Psychological Center has been providing mental health and recovery services in the community. The individualized treatment components have been designed to focus on physical, psychological, social and familial aspects of clients.
For more information on The Psychological Center, please visit its website.