Melinda Konigsberg, Psy.D.
Vice President of Mental Health and Medical Services
As Vice President of Mental Health and Medical Services, Dr. Melinda Konigsberg is committed to ensuring Little Flower’s children receive the highest quality trauma-informed mental health and medical care.
Dr. Konigsberg has served Little Flower’s children and families as a Psychologist and Unit Consultant since February 2003. She became an employee in 2010 and was promoted to Clinical Director of Foster Care in 2013, where she successfully created an internship program with NYU, built and strengthened collaborations with prestigious grant-funded therapy providers, and implemented evidence based treatment models. She and her team collaborated with IT to build an Electronic Health Record for tracking quality improvement and compliance to best practice, and received recognition from ACS for exemplary effort in systems development. She was promoted in July 2016 to integrate and oversee the mental health and medical departments.
She is CEO and President of Access Consultation and Psychology, P.C. , certified as a M/WBE, and provides and oversees corporate crisis debriefings, diversity training and private practice psychological services.
Dr. Konigsberg holds a Doctor of Psychology from University of Denver and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University. Her commitment to multicultural psychology includes attachment theory research in South Africa and aboriginal studies in Australia. Dr. Konigsberg has presented at national conferences and published on diversity in professional journals and encyclopedias. She has held leadership roles in professional organizations and Executive Boards, and has won awards for her role as President of New York State Psychological Association’s Division of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and international recognition as “Most Inspiring Female in Psychology” amongst other national awards.