Heather McAllister is a philosophical counsellor specialising in life-direction guidance for teenagers and adults.
While she was manager of student
recruitment at the University of Auckland, she spent
several years counselling and advising students regarding the transition from secondary to tertiary education. She has experience as a career consultant and has also worked in corporate recruitment.
As she says in the introduction to her book Who You Are Is What You Do: "Much of this book is inspired by my discussions with thousands of students about their life goals and dreams."
Heather has an MA in Philosophy and is an adjunct member of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association.