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We all experience stress and stagnation in our lives. Similarly, all of us have the potential for growth and restoration.

Overwhelmed with stress from relationships, work, or life in general?

Could you use support with anxiety, depression, or life transitions? Mane Source Counseling and Coaching provides a safe and supportive setting for learning, growth, and change to occur. We offer both virtual and in-person sessions/workshops serving Pitt County, North Carolina.

Our mission at Mane Source Counseling and Wellness is to help those seeking growth to find the right path. There’s more than one way to grow. Let us help you find your way. 

“Horses give us the unique opportunity to be fully present, without judgment and without expectations. They offer us the opportunity to evolve in-the-moment and take these lessons with us as we face challenges in our lives.”

Dr. Cheryl Meola
Dr. Cheryl Meola, the Founder of MSC

What We Offer


Wellness Coaching Sessions are tailored to each person’s individual needs. Example goals of a Wellness Coaching Session are stress reduction, professional skill building, and awareness of self and your relationships with others.

These sessions include a variety of activities, including: 

  • Energy Management Coaching
  • HeartMath
  • Equine-Assisted Services
  • Professional Skills Development Activities
Available both virtually and in-person. In addition, all virtual sessions are through a HIPAA compliant platform.

*Only currently available at our Greenville Location*

Partner up with our herd of horses and a mental health professional to address your psychotherapy goals. These hands-on counseling sessions offer solutions to many issues that are difficult to address in an office setting.

This can be a stand alone therapy or an additional resource for those already in counseling.

Mane Source Counseling: Relational Riding

*Only currently available at our Greenville Location*

Are you interested in a combined riding lesson with a connected, holistic riding session?

In these innovative, helping sessions we come out to your farm for a riding lesson with your horse. This can be on an individual basis or for a clinic.

All of these activities are guaranteed to promote connecting from bit to heart.


*Only currently available at our Greenville Location*

These monthly workshops and small group sessions focus on learning self-compassion and incorporating self-care without adding stress.

Move beyond the idea of quick fixes through retail therapy and find your real reset.

This workshop will entail research-based interventions, including taking time in nature with animals, listening to your body, quieting the mind, and connecting to the present.

Based on your individual needs, we offer both long-term support and short-term therapy focused on solutions. 
Available both virtually and in-person. In addition, all virtual sessions are through a HIPAA compliant platform.

*Only currently available at our Greenville Location*

Looking to incorporate horses or mindfulness into your counseling? Our workshops provide the education you need to integrate horses or other farm animals, yoga or mindfulness into your business and personal life.

Need a helping professional you can trust who knows the woes of your work? We also offer experiential (and virtual) sessions for counselors and other helping professionals. Our approaches focus on facilitating personal and professional growth. 

Moreover, Dr. Meola is available for on-site consultations. This is geared towards helping profession programs that are starting out or revamping current practices.

Octavia, a horse partner for EAS

About Mane Source Counseling & Coaching

The horses and staff at MSC offer guidance and support to help people take back control of their lives. We provide guidance in learning coping skills, self-growth, self-awareness, self-care, and stress management.

Dr. Cheryl Meola is the founder of Mane Source Counseling and co-founder of Horses and HEALTH. In addition, she is the author of Anxiety~The Joule Thief: How to Take Back Control of Your Life.

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