Sara Longman


Registered Clinical Counsellor

Online Sessions

Thursdays AM & PM, Saturdays


Accepting New Clients


  • Perinatal anxiety & worry
  • Perinatal OCD and intrusive thoughts 
  • Perinatal depression
  • Anxiety
  • Pregnancy loss
  • Perfectionism 
  • High functioning anxiety
  • Adjusting to motherhood

Also works with

  • Depression & low mood
  • Fertility challenges
  • Grief & loss
  • Traumatic birth experiences
  • Personal growth
  • Self-esteem
  • Boundaries & communication skills

About Sara

Sara’s clinical focus is on women’s mental health, including: postpartum anxiety & worry, OCD, depression, and grief. She has a particular passion for supporting women during the transition to motherhood, including those experiencing symptoms of Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).

With Sara, you can expect a calm, warm presence, and to be heard without judgment. She is a a collaborative counsellor – believing in the value of working together to connect with internal resources and find a way through obstacles you are facing. Sara empowers her clients to find new ways of making sense of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.

Having worked in diverse settings, including non-profits, private practice, and educational settings (primarily post-secondary institutions), Sara brings with her a wealth of knowledge, experience, and clinical intuition.

Sara is a mother of two young children and has the lived experience of the many challenges that women can encounter on the path to motherhood.

Sara holds a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). She has also taken advanced training in Perinatal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International.

Select Professional Development & Accreditation

  • Not Just the Blues: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety  – UBC Continued Professional Development
  • Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – Dr. Cassidy Freitas
  • Radical Compassion: Awaken Hearts and Bring Healing to Our World – Dr. Tara Brach 
  • Young Adult Mindfulness and Mental Health Facilitator Training – YMCA of Greater Vancouver
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care – Postpartum Support International
  • Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychotherapy Training – Postpartum Support International
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss: Effective Strategies to Support Grief and Treat Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression in Bereaved Families – Professional Education Systems Institute
  • Member of Postpartum Support International