Three Acres, LLC assists those seeking to heal, evolve, create, and sustain lasting physical, mental, and spiritual wellness. We offer a variety of services to best fit your needs - wherever you may be on your wellness journey.
Equine-assisted therapy, counseling, and coaching for individuals and families
Individual and family counseling, coaching, and consulting
Therapeutic, educational, and metaphysical workshops, retreats, and physical wellness classes
Unique and engaging volunteer opportunities
The vision of Three Acres is to provide a safe space for anyone seeking wellness, growth, or personal progress. Whether you are healing from trauma, experiencing life transitions, coping with mental illness, suffering from burn-out, or are simply looking for a place of refuge where you can receive education and support - we are here to help.
We are made up of a small and caring staff:
Keri Nider, LADC, LIMHP, Owner and Therapist
Jennifer Cherney, Equine Assisted Therapist
Tom Nider, Grounds Manager
Michelle Lopez, Community Engagement and Marketing Manager
Madalynn Cruey, Community Engagement Assistant
Our human staff members are supported by two horses (both of whom are experienced equine therapy facilitators), two dogs, a cat, several chickens, and other nearby wildlife - all of whom contribute to our positive and welcoming environment.
While we are a small organization, we have a large outreach within the community. We offer our space to those providing equine-assisted therapy, workshops, training, retreats, self-care events, and other services which aim to enhance overall wellness.
Keri Nider, Owner of Three Acres, LLC, is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Independent Mental Health Practitioner as well as an Intuitive Life Coach and Spiritual Mentor. She’s been working in the Human Services field since 2004 and in mental health counseling since 2015. She is committed to helping individuals who are currently in crisis, or working through past and present traumas, severe and persistent mental health, addiction, and co-occurring disorders.
Keri grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. She attended Doane University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations and a Master’s Degree in Counseling. Keri and her husband have two adult children. In her free time, she likes spending time with family and friends, at the stables with horses, and being at home with her two rescue dogs: Willa, a Husky, Estes, a Pit Bull, and her horses Mona and Chance.
Tom Nider is our Grounds Manager.
Three Acres is assisted by two horses (both of whom are experienced equine therapy facilitators), two dogs, a cat, several chickens, and other nearby wildlife - all of whom contribute to our positive and welcoming environment.
Jennifer is a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (#12327) with an undergraduate degree in Psychology, a graduate degree in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Jennifer is a veteran of the United States Military where she values individual experiences and differing cultural dynamics. She is a passionate therapist who has gained valuable skills in her roles working with children, adolescents, college students, adults, and families. Jennifer has previously worked with a wide range of demographics as a Case Manager and Family Centered Treatment Therapist with the Nebraska child welfare system, as well as previously working for Boys Town Residential Treatment Facility.
Jennifer enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and pups, exploring in her Jeep, having campfires and game nights, spending time with friends, and reading books. She started working with horses while volunteering at a local equine center. Equine therapy became her passion through learning the benefits it has with helping to heal military members suffering from PTSD.