Dr. Satira Streeter
Dr. Satira S. Streeter, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Founder and Executive Director of Ascensions Psychological and Community Services, Inc. She is a 1997 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Wilberforce University and a 2001 graduate of The Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology (Norfolk State, Old Dominion, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and William and Mary). She has vast experience in working with disadvantaged women and families and has specialized in teaching and implementing techniques effective for this population. In 2004, Dr. Streeter founded Ascensions to serve the needs of families in the most poverty stricken area of Washington, DC. As the only mental wellness facility in this area, the organization is filling an enormous health care crisis and is recognized by the Federal Government as a National Health Service Corps Site. Ascensions provides therapy, advocacy, evaluations, and psycho-educational groups including couples, parenting, leadership for girls, college readiness, women’s support, and survivors of homicide. Dr. Streeter has dedicated her life to using her personal and professional experiences to provide culturally relevant and innovative mental health care and empowerment to the people of her community. For this work she has been honored as United Negro College Fund’s “Outstanding Young Alumnus,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation “Community Health Leader,” and as one of NBC’s “The Grio’s 100: History Makers in the Making.” Her work has been featured on NBC’s Nightly News’ “Making a Difference” segment,”WJLA ABC 7’s “Working Women,” The Washington Times, and Voices of America. Dr. Streeter is a lifetime member of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc., Wilberforce University Alumnae Association, and the Association of Black Psychologists. Her hobbies include culinary arts, traveling, and fiction writing and she expects to publish her first novel in 2016. She is the wife of retired Sargent Major Kevin B. Corbitt, and the proud mother of Kiye Bashiri and Kole Bakari.