By Appointment 828-515-1104 [javascript protected email address] Black Mountain, NC


Second Mile Counseling Services seeks to support you on your journey and provide you with Christian counseling.

  • Practicing since 2014
  • Play therapy
  • Neuro-Emotional Technique

Everyone needs help sometimes.

How can Second Mile help you?

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Self-harm

  • Grief and loss

  • Trauma

  • Women’s issues

  • Adjustment issues

  • Parenting skills

  • Eating disorders

  • Social skills

  • Coping skills

  • Stress

  • Adolescent issues

  • Self-esteem

Meg Russ
Owner & Therapist

Meg Russ is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and certified in Neuro-Emotional Technique. She is a board-certified counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Meg is a graduate of Liberty University where she earned her Masters degree in Professional Counseling. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services through Montreat College. She also has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education.

Meg has experience with helping others with PTSD, ODD, DMDD, grief and loss, anger, trauma, addiction, anxiety, abuse, and depression, among other issues. She works collaboratively with clients to develop goals and a plan to meet those goals.

Meg has experience working in hospital psychiatric units, day treatment, intensive in-home, domestic violence shelters, children’s homes, substance abuse treatment centers, and outpatient therapy.

Meg helps people on their journey to better health by bringing a unique edge to her counseling services as she integrates Biblical principles into her counseling sessions.

​Meg enjoys running, hiking, working out, Broadway plays, and producing marketing videos. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

    Memberships & Certifications

  • National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Focus on the Family Counselor Network
  • Certified NET Practitioner