Ryley is a Canadian Certified Counsellor. She holds a Bachelors degree in Criminology and a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology. Outside of her own therapy practice, she has a wide range of experience working in the social services field. Some of her professional endeavors include, working with adults with developmental disabilities and community corrections. She volunteered with Riseup Society during her youth, and as a practicum student during her undergraduate degree. Ryley grew up in Leduc and now lives here again with her family.