Nurse practitioner Catherine Powell, who works with Dr. Powell, has both a Western and Eastern education. Between 1995 and 2010 she practiced at Associates in Women’s Medicine, where she specialized in stress incontinence, screening for abnormal Pap smears via colposcopy, and gynecology of adolescent and geriatric patients.

She is also a Certified Reiki Master and has studied Zero Balancing and Shamanic healing. Her interest in alternative medicine stems from her belief that healing requires more than traditional medical treatments. As a Master of Healing Touch, Catherine heals the mind, body, and spirit through her gentle and relaxing touch.

Catherine Powell has been working in the medical field for the past 40 years. She has both a traditional western education and 15 years in the integrative eastern methods of medicine. Catherine began her nursing career after graduating from Northeastern University / Boston Children’s School of Nursing.

Catherine became interested in Eastern modalities because she always felt there was more to healing. Her methods turned to addressing the mind, body and spirit of the individual. She became a Certified Reiki Master, able to teach and practice at all levels of Reiki. As her interests in Eastern Medicine deepened, Catherine studied with Dr. Alberto Valaldo and became a Shaman in the Incan tradition.

For the past eight years, she has been studying with the Zero Balancing Association and Dr. Fritz Smith. With an interest in all the modalities that heal through energy, Catherine has become a master of healing touch. Through gentle, relaxing touch, Catherine is able to heal the mind, body and spirit.

Catherine is certified in CranioSacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute and has been practicing CranioSacral Therapy for the past 10 years.

In Catherine’s medical background, she practiced advanced pediatric nursing in Boston as a clinical Nurse Specialist in diabetes and cystic fibrosis. After returning to the Central New York area, Catherine began working at Upstate Medical Center as a gynecological oncology nurse for 9 years. After earning her Nurse Practitioner’s degree from Community General Hospital, Catherine specialized in the field of adolescent gynecology, gerontology and stress incontinence, where she worked for the past 20 years.

Catherine’s other interests include: Tai Chi, Yoga, swimming, gardening, interior design, reading, her three dogs and spending time with her family.

Dr. Powell
Catherine Powell

Skaneateles Offic
13 Fennell Street
2nd Floor
Skaneateles, NY 1

Liverpool Office:
4820 West Taft Road
Liverpool, NY


Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Patients receiving gentle acupressure while fully clothed.