Katcher Guidance's Network of Care

Katcher Guidance is proud to be a part of a wide web of local and international holistic care practitioners, including senior caregivers, hypnotherapists, hypnotists, and professional associations. 

Senior Care and Companionship

  • Milne Medical (link): Providing convenient in-home healthcare services to Powell River residents.  
  • Nurse Next Door Sunshine Coast (link): A caring, committed, and passionate team of trained professionals available for home visits.
  • Gerry Gray Place (link): A safe and supportive environment for older adults to engage and connect with others in Powell River, BC. 
  • Powell River Senior Citizens Association (link): Promoting the physical, social, and mental well-being of all seniors in the Powell River regional district, and to promote volunteerism within the senior community. 

Grief Recovery & Support

  • Four Tides Hospice Society (link): Four Tides Hospice Society provides compassionate end-of-life support and advocacy, and serves Powell River, qathet Regional District, and Tla’amin. 
  • Hospice BC (link): Since 1986, BC Hospice Palliative Care Association has united local members in providing compassionate end-of-life care province-wide.
  • Hospice Canada (link): Canada's advocate for quality end-of-life care since '91, led by a volunteer board of hospice palliative care workers and volunteers from across Canadian provinces and territories
  • Hospice USA (link): HFA is a trusted source of information on end of life, hospice care and grief.
  • What’s Your Grief? (link): A place for grief articles, courses, creativity, sharing, community, and more.

Online Surgery Resources

  • Tips to Get Ready for Surgery on WebMD (link): Step-by-step recommendations on getting ready for your surgery, dealing with nerves, and improving your recovery journey.
  • Surgery Tips on HealthLink BC (link): A good resource for understanding how to prepare for a successful surgery, and what to expect during recovery. 
  • The Canadian Association of General Surgeons (link): A resource with tips on how to prepare for surgery, what to expect on the day, and how to advocate for yourself and others. 
  • Effect of hypnosis before general anesthesia on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing minor surgery for breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis (link): A peer-reviewed article published by the National Library of Medicine
  • The effectiveness of adjunctive hypnosis with surgical patients: a meta-analysis (link): An examination of hypnosis as an effective adjunctive procedure to support efficient recovery published by the National Library of Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Counselors & Therapist Hypnosis Practitioner Directory (link): Sort by country and explore online options for hypnotherapists and other IACT members. 
  • Rapid Transformation Therapy Directory (link): Explore RTT professionals by type of secession, the challenge to tackle, and preferred locations. 
  • New Beginnings Laser Center (link): Katcher Guidance is delighted to share a healing and intentional space with this Medi spa. 
  • Powell River Chamber of Commerce (link): The Chamber is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Powell River, the qathet Regional District, and and Tla’amin by actively supporting business, economic growth, and diversification.