Melissa Buchholz, PsyD

Associate Professor and HealthySteps State Director, University of CO School of Medicine and Children's Hospital CO

Melissa Buchholz, PsyD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics. She is faculty with the Harris Program for Child Development and Infant Mental Health at the University of Colorado. Dr. Buchholz is the director of HealthySteps for the state of Colorado and has worked to scale this model across the state since 2012. She is passionate about disseminating health promotion and prevention services for young children and has spent her career focusing on integrating early childhood behavioral health services into medical settings, specifically pediatric primary care. Dr. Buchholz is particularly interested in improving access to behavioral health care for young children and building comprehensive systems of care for young children and their families. Dr. Buchholz is graduate of ZERO TO THREE’s fellowship and a member of the Academy of Fellows at ZERO TO THREE.