Meredith O’Brien Canaan, ACC
Meredith is professional relationship coach and owner of Canaan Coaching & Consulting, and Moms Relationship Support Network. Over ten years ago, while going through her own divorce, Meredith began participating personal development seminars through Landmark Education, PAX, and Peak Potentials. Through these programs she began to enjoy the difference that she made for others, and learned she has a talent for coaching. With this in mind, she became professionally trained as a Coach by CoachU, the largest and one of the finest and most respected coach training schools in the world. She is a Core Essentials and Advanced Coach Training Program graduate from CoachU. She is also certified by the International Coach Federation (the foremost, internationally recognized professional association for coaches) which she holds the designation of Associate Certified Coach (ACC).
After creating her own dream relationship, she designed programs to help others find romance and happiness too. Meredith is now happily married, and has been with her husband for over 12 years. They have two beautiful children, a 6 year old daughter, and 3 year old son.
She works with families, as she struggled with the transition into parenthood, especially with a complex kid.. This inspired her to create The Mommies Game, and The Ultimate Moms’ Summit in the Spring. She is also currently training to deliver the program, Sanity School by ImpactADHD locally in Southern California. Sanity School Live will be available in November of 2017.
She also works closely with her buiness coach, Ryan Eliason, and after working with him since 2014, she is currently coaching his signature program Visionary Business School. She has been honing in her business acument, and the skills of creating a dream business out of Profound service.
As a coach, Meredith has worked with a variety of clients, focusing on transitions, relationships, and family dynamics. Her clients range from CPA’s and Financial Advisors, to Actors and Directors of Photography. As life changes so do the relationships we have with people, and this is where Meredith’s expertise has a significant impact on her clients.
Meredith’s career outside of coaching started in Los Angeles in 1996. She worked in various areas of production; such as Production Coordinating, Wardrobe, and Make-up for projects including Commercials for Northwest Airlines, and music videos for Robert Palmer and Motiv8, and the film BODY COUNT. She has also had a vast experience in the art department of such projects as CASTAWAY, MINORITY REPORT, HAUNTED MANSION and WHAT LIES BENEATH. Meredith was also an integral part of the launching team for the Image Comics ALLEY CAT and BLUE.
More recently, Meredith was the Executive Producer of the feature film Labou. She spearheaded the fundraising of the $1.4M project, which was picked up for distribution through MGM and Fox for DVD and Television release in 2008. Labou has won 8 Awards including the “Best of Fest” at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival.
Meredith has also been a Consulting Producer for many production companies such as; So Be It Media, eGuiders, and Hundred Watt Films. This led to her becoming Vice President of Development at Sum of the Best Productions. Meredith has also been the CEO of Mobile Magic Studios, Inc, where she produced five made-for-mobile series, which were distributed on all of the major mobile content networks, including Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T
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