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.
A LITTLE ABOUT ME
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 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.
WHO WE HELP
-Social and Emotional Intelligence
-Grief and Loss
-Depression and Anxiety
-Dealing with Life Transitions
-Grief and Loss
OUR MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY
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”