Contact & About Julia

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Julia MacMonagle
The Mother Ranch
Friendship Rd, Apex, North Carolina


[email protected]

•••Visitors by appointment only•••
Because of the confidentiality of the work, I require an appointment to visit the ranch.
And bonus!, I can then focus completely on YOU! :-)

•When you set up an appointment to visit, you will be given the address.

•Please leave your beloved pets at home. If you're feeling deprived, feel free to snuggle one of the many animals :-) 

About Julia

Hi there! I am an artist of 30+ years, a Certified Equine Gestalt Coach, Reiki master, and NeurOptimal Neurofeedback practitioner.

I live with my husband and son on the Mother Ranch, a 7 acre healing space in Apex, NC. I am neurodivergent and an LGBTQ+ ally. My passion is introducing people to their intuition, creativity, and their own ability to heal: body, mind, and spirit.

I want people to feel good in their bodies and to learn the skills that will lead them to exactly that. Imagine being able to comfortably be in the presence of that annoying coworker or the narcissistic family member and not melt down or shut down. My mission is to support you on your journey of becoming more whole, more able to comfortably live your day to day life.

Here at the Mother Ranch we believe... equality for all.

...that all religions have a golden core of love, compassion for self and others, learning from mistakes, growing, and then passing it on.

...there are many paths to God’s love. the value and golden core in all belief systems.

…and listen to what the animals and the natural world tell us, as they are conduits of that golden core of love. 

…that prayer is us reaching out to God and meditation is going within and listening for answers. Nature and animals help us achieve this listening state. utilizing things from many walks and are open to new ideas that resonate with our souls.

Want to know a little more about me? Check these out:

Telling the truth of it.

Religious background.

We marched for her.


Certified Equine Gestalt Coach?

What does that mean? I was trained by Gestalt Psychotherapist Melisa Pearce, a pioneer in the field of human/horse healing. Her Equine Gestalt Coaching program takes 2 years. I've been practicing since 2016 and I complete yearly CEUs (Continuing Education Units) to keep my certification.

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