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Be light, shine bright

Welcome to Mārama Counselling.
Here, we believe that everyone has the potential to live the life they dream of.
We are here to help, support, empower and encourage.



Pokarlla Kiara BA(Psych), MCouns

Pokarlla is our founder and Lead Counsellor. Pokarlla has a client-centred focus and enjoys using Emotion-focused and Narrative therapy and a strengths-based approach. 

Pokarlla has studied at The University of Queensland, a Bachelor of Arts (Extended Major in Psychology) and a Masters of Counselling. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults.

Pokarlla is also a mother of four and parents a child who lives with a Congenital Heart Defect.

Pokarlla has a special interest in working with children and families who face a medical diagnosis and enjoys working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. She finds Counselling to be a very rewarding experience and loves listening to the stories of others.



-Behavioral Issues

-Building Resilience 

-Anxiety Issues

-Self Esteem/Confidence

-Social and Emotional Intelligence

-Grief and Loss





-Depression and Anxiety


-Dealing with Life Transitions

-Grief and Loss


-Self Esteem/Confidence

-Relationship Issues




At Mārama Counselling we love to help people discover and enhance their inner light and strengths. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to be happy and thrive in their life. We operate with and encourage everyone to operate from the values of honesty, integrity and responsibility. With each client we always aim to foster resilience.

No issue is too big or too small. 


“Shine like the whole Universe is yours”



Mango Hill QLD 4509, Australia

0450 765 582

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