Viber of the Month : Naiylah

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For her counseling and mental health awareness, Naiylah has recently been nominated for Brooklyn Magazine's 30 under 30. The native Brooklynite will also be a relationship & sex coach at CVGs "Get Yo Life" event in March of 2018. 

 

Check her out!

BLOG: www.asknaiblog.tumblr.com

BIO: www.naionlife.wordpress.com/about


 

My Real Name is:

Naiylah

But The World Knows Me As:

Nai or Naionlife
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If I were a mutant my super power would be:

Reading minds or being a healer
 

Because I am good at:

Figuring out people's feelings and making them feel better!
 

When I am home waiting for my food to cook I like to do this while I wait:

Scrolling through Instagram or calling my bff

 

When I do not want to cook I like to Order this:

I walk to my local deli and grab chicken over rice!
 

This is the App I use when I want to place an order:

I just call lol
 

The first thing I do when I wake up is:

Thank God for waking me up or... cut off my alarm
 

The first app I open every day is:

Text Messages
 

My guilty food pleasure is:

Haggen Daz Vanilla Swiss Almond Ice cream!!
 

My favorite album of all time is:

A cross between Christina Aguilera "Stripped," The Blueprint 2 The Gift and the Curse, and Maroon 5 "Songs About Jane."
 

My favorite artist of all time is:

Sade, Jay-Z, Maroon 5, - I can not choose

Now lets get to know the Viber professionally!


 

Job Title and Company Name (or Brand):

Marriage and Family Therapist/Substance Abuse Counselor
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I've been in this position for this many years:

approximately 3 years
 

I've been in this industry for this many years:

Psychology
 

Do you consider yourself an influencer? If yes, why?

Maybe
 

The most surprising thing I've learned about being a professional in this field is:

I have learned that we all really do process experiences very differently. We are unique yet we are one.

How did you even get started in this industry or line of work?

I realized that counseling was my thing when I was in Fashion high school, I was never actually sewing. I was talking to everyone about their relationship issues and found it to be so much fun just listening/advising people on the things they wanted to do. When it was time to apply to college, I knew Fashion was not an option, so I said, "Well what do you like to do Nai?" and my response was simple, "Talk to people." I decided then that maybe I should explore counseling and I never looked back.
 

My colleagues and counterparts would be surprised or perhaps flabbergasted if they knew that I...

I am actually really really silly and outgoing when I am with my friends/ and that I am one of like 7 siblings.

 

10 Years ago I was:

I was actually in college, not doing well in psychology lol

 

I legit swore at the age of 10 that I was going to grow up to be:

An obstetrician ! I thought I would be holding babies all day !

 

To calm me down when I'm pissed off I listen to

"Shake it Out" by Florence and the Machine anything with a high tempo !
 

Phone Call or Text?

Android or iPhone?

Phone Call
Android
 

You can connect with me by following me on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat,Website:

Instagram!