Who is DrSis?

Sislena Grocer Ledbetter is one of the most respected and sought-after emerging voices in the field of emotional wellness and life fulfillment. DrSis is a unique mix of credentials, skill, insight and professionalism, with a little Black Girl Magic thrown in. Whether working with private clients, teaching and mentoring university students, consulting with leading organizations or speaking to thousands, DrSis brings authority, authenticity and relevance. She has a passion for helping others, and a real talent for getting to heart of what matters most. DrSis is all about change and growth. She is today’s voice of hope, help and healing.


DrSis is a magna cum laude graduate of North Carolina Central University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She also holds a Master’s and Ph.D. in psychology from Howard University where she was a Patricia Roberts Harris fellow. She completed executive leadership training programs at Georgetown, Harvard, and The American Council on Education and received coaching certification from The Newfield Network.


DrSis has served with distinction in the public, private, non-profit and academic sectors. She was a White House intern in the Clinton administration and has worked for major organizations including APA, AARP, and NEA. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of the District of Columbia where she also served as Director of Counseling and Student Development, and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. DrSis launched her private practice in 2007, and continues to expand her growing body of work, accomplishment and impact.