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Haley Healey grew up among the lakes, white pines and rocky Canadian Shield of Muskoka, Ontario. She attended Laurentian University for an undergraduate degree and Vancouver Island University for a teaching degree. After university, she worked as a tree planter, an outdoor educator, and a physical education teacher. Eventually, she earned a Master's degree in counselling psychology and is now a high school counsellor.
Her first book, On Their Own Terms: True Stories of Trailblazing Women of Vancouver Island, was a BC Bestseller for numerous weeks.
Haley lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia and enjoys cycling, trail running, and exploring Vancouver Island's backcountry.
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