The Sentinel Co-Founder. Business Manifestor. Realizer of Potential.

Richard Kay is a successful businessman and entrepreneur with many years of experience in the hospitality and real estate businesses, operating corporate accommodation and vacation rental companies in Canada and Mexico.

Richard is able to manifest ideas into reality by bringing teams of skilled people together to fulfill on a vision. He co-founded The Sentinel Retreat & Wellness Centre, and is a founding member of The Psychedelic Association of Canada, a national organization that supports and educates communities, governments and businesses in the transition of psychedelics and plant based medicines becoming mainstream therapies.

He has over 20 years of personal experience working with plant based medicines and focuses his coaching to give people the opportunity to experience their unique gifts in the world. Richard is dedicating the next 20 years of his life to create avenues for people and communities to realize their full potential by using cutting edge practices and technologies.


The Sentinel Co-Founder. Community Thought Leader. International Changemaker.

Based in British Columbia, Canada, Gillian Maxwell brings her experience in harm reduction and drug policy reform, along with a wide and diverse network of colleagues and associates, who value her knowledge and wisdom. She co-founded the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC), served on the board of directors of MAPS Canada for over 10 years, and has spoken at conferences nationally and internationally. In 2012. Gillian received Queen Elizabeth II, Diamond Jubilee Medal, for community service in introducing harm reduction to Vancouver and successfully advocating for INSITE, North America’s first supervised injection site, that opened there in 2003.

Gillian is an experienced coach, facilitator, public speaker, and knowledge exchange broker who is committed to transformation in individuals and organizations. She is a founding member of the Psychedelic Association of Canada. a psychedelic practitioner/integration coach, and appeared as a presenter in the first GoopLab Netflix series on psychedelics, called The Healing Trip.