Robyne Hanley-Dafoe

Psychology and Education Instructor


Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness. She provides practical strategies – grounded in global research and case studies – that help foster people’s resiliency.

Hanley-Dafoe’s work is inspired by personal experience. She learned resiliency from the ground up as someone who has experienced significant obstacles throughout her life.

Combined with her more than 16 years of teaching and research experience at university, her work is both accessible and relatable. It provides realistic and sustainable strategies for understanding and practising resiliency and wellness.

Hanley-Dafoe is the author of the award-winning and bestselling book, Calm Within the Storm, which outlines a powerful and achievable path to everyday resiliency. It won the 2022 Silver Nautilus Award in the psychology/mental and emotional well-being category.