Holistic Mental health
Mind + Body

Where connection heals.

For those looking to gain deeper insight and mindful awareness

About Me- Rhianna Appel


I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years professional experience helping others. I approach clients with a holistic and strengths based perspective, gently guiding others to uncover their innate strengths while also identifying obstacles to growth. 

I specialize in helping clients live in the the present moment with ease. So often we are living in past or future thought which can impede our wellness.  The present is the only place change can happen. Click below to read more about my approach!

About Me



Therapy- I currently offer outpatient mental health services to individuals, couples, families, and groups.  Please click below for more information cost, insurance, etc.

Wilderness Therapy- SMC offers customized Wilderness and Adventure programs to both the local community and as a destination experience. 

 Education-  I am available as an advocate and teacher of mental health. My ongoing goal is to reduce stigmas and to facilitate conversations about mental health in our communities. 


Central Location


The office is conveniently located in  the Haw Creek neighborhood of East Asheville, just minutes from South Tunnel Road and and 240. There is free parking onsite. Please call if you have any questions so we can better assist you. 

Contact Us

Our Location

Visit Our Location

Our office is easy to find and there is free parking behind the building. For questions and inquiries, give us a call.

Smoky Mountain Counseling

552 New Haw Creek Road A, Asheville, North Carolina 28805, United States

(828) 280-9551