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Meet your guide.


There is no one in Canada who knows gap years better than I do & I can't wait to show you the ropes and let you fly!


Family Coaching Sessions:

  • Setting Expectations as a family

  • Supporting your emerging adult (parents only)

  • Capture the Learning - Gap Year Review


Includes access to the Gap Year Planning Toolkit and the Gap Year Certification Community.

BONUS: 1 hour gap year personal plan review and feedback session


Exclusive access to a private Facebook group to learn and share with other families and industry experts.

Includes webinars relevant to gap years, emerging adulthood and career planning.


VIP ONLY discounts on CanGap in-person events and promotions from our partner organisations.

Front-of-the-line access to our signature event, Gap Year Frosh Week.

Why work with a coach?


Sometimes taking the road less travelled can be overwhelming—especially if you set out on that journey without a map. Knowing you have an experienced guide to lead you can make all the difference for being able to make the experience an impactful one.

Michelle has been working with families contemplating and pursuing gap years for over a decade and brings great passion and an abundance of experience to her work. She is committed to taking the time to find the right direction for each gapper by having meaningful conversations with them and their families. From there, she helps to design and lead gappers through successful and purposeful gap years.

Michelle will help you build your own skills, while keeping you pointed in the right direction. Each gapper she works with is encouraged to ask thoughtful questions and take action to get themselves into the driver's seat of their gap years and onto the road for a meaningful life.


"My gap year helped me feel more independent and confident in myself before facing a new adventure in university.  Through coaching, I got the chance to identify my strengths and values and then see them in the real world, whether it was at work or traveling.  It was such a great choice - I wish I could do it again."

- Hayley



$2,995 CAD + Tax

Email Michelle to see if this is a fit for your family

Hourly coaching available