Natasha Caverley has a bachelor of arts (with distinction) in psychology, a master of education (counselling psychology) and a PhD (organizational studies) from the University of Victoria. Her dissertation focused on workplace health and wellness and was entitled, Mapping Out occupational Resiliency and Coping in a Public Service Work Setting
. Since 1998, Caverley has held research and policy analyst and organizational development positions within Indigenous, not-for-profit, private sector and public service organizations specializing in facilitation and troubleshooting, management and organizational behaviour. Notable positions include president, Turtle Island Consulting Services; adjunct assistant professor, department of educational psychology and leadership studies at the University of Victoria; research scientist, Human Resources Research Organization (Alexandria, Va.); and benefits analyst and human resource management researcher at the BC Public Service Agency. Caverley is a Canadian Certified Counsellor through CCPA specializing in organizational behaviour, career counselling and development and multicultural counselling. To date, she has authored over 20 publications in journals such as BC Counsellor: Journal of the British Columbia School Counsellors’ Association; International Journal of Public Sector Management; and Journal of Management Studies.
Caverley is a multiracial Canadian of Indigenous (Algonquin), Caucasian (Irish) and West Indian (Jamaican) ancestry.