Sarah Blackmore

Sarah Blackmore, MA

Registered Clinical Counsellor #12933

Areas of Practice

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Grief

  • Stress Management

  • Sexual Identity & Gender Expression Difficulties

  • Sexual Violence

  • Relationship Issues

  • Career Exploration

Approaches Used

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Self-Compassion

  • Relational Psychotherapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Queer Theory

  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

  • Group Therapy


*Sarah is currently not accepting new clients, in order to make sure she has enough time for her current clients. If you have questions or aren't sure who will be the best counsellor for you, please fill out our finding the right counsellor form or email us at If you’re a current or past client of Sarah’s and have questions about availability, feel free to email Sarah directly at Thank you!

We all need help at times to overcome barriers that hold us back from living fulfilling lives. Sarah believes in working collaboratively with clients to move past challenges, identify strengths, and support their true values. Sarah focuses on developing a safe and open therapeutic relationship in order to promote change, growth, and self-acceptance. Sarah uses feminist principles to empower clients by recognizing larger systems impacting their lives.

Sarah is Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). Sarah completed a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology at Simon Fraser University and has postgraduate training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As part of her education, Sarah completed a Master’s Thesis exploring the barriers queer women face in interactions with healthcare providers. Sarah uses multiple therapeutic tools and a trauma informed approach when counselling youth and adults experiencing challenges such as anxiety, depression, grief, sexual orientation and gender identity issues, stress management, relationship issues and career exploration. Sarah has experience working with diverse populations in both individual and group counselling settings.

Outside of Peak Resilience, Sarah works at the YMCA of Greater Vancouver as the Program Coordinator and Co-Counsellor for the Mindfulness Programs. In all of her work, Sarah helps clients recognize their strengths and fosters inner courage to achieve change and growth.

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