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.
At Mārama Counselling everyone has a passion of working with children and families who face a medical diagnosis as well as working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.
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 began Mārama Counselling in 2020 as she felt more than ready to assist others in finding their inner light. Mārama is a word that originates from the Cook Islands (Pokarlla's maternal grandfather is a native of the island of Rarotonga) and describes being of or emitting light, understanding, or being enlightened.