Israa Nasir, MHC-LP, is a psychotherapist, speaker, and founder of the digital mental health brand WellGuide. Nasir curates meaningful experiences through therapy, workshops, engaging creative content, and speaking engagements to further amplify the message of emotional wellness and personal growth. Her work is focused on transforming the way we talk about mental health, taking it from a place of shame to a place of empowerment, with a specific focus on identity formation and healing for the AAPI immigrant (first and second generation) experience.
Her previous clients include, but are not limited to, Columbia University, the NYPD, Mental Health America, Pepsi Co., Ernst & Young, Meta, and Yale University. Nasir holds a master’s in mental health counseling from The Derner Institute, NY. She currently lives in New York City and is working on her debut book, scheduled to be published in 2024, on toxic productivity.