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Dr. Sarah Newcomb-Anjo, R.Psych. (she/her)



Clinical Expertise

Dr. Newcomb-Anjo works with adults (ages 18+ years) experiencing: anxiety disorders (panic disorder, agoraphobia, phobias, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder); posttraumatic stress disorder; obsessive-compulsive disorder; depression and bipolar disorders;  psychosis; as well as other psychological conditions and concerns (e.g. low self-esteem, perfectionism).


Dr. Newcomb-Anjo also provides clinical supervision and professional consultation in her areas of expertise.

Education, Clinical Training & Experience

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology, Concordia University (Montreal, QC)

  • Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology, Concordia University (Montreal, QC)

  • Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) Co-op, Psychology, University of Guelph (Guelph, ON)

  • Residency completed at Horizon Health NB (Fredericton, NB)

  • Clinical training completed within the CBT Unit, Anxiety disorders program, OCD clinic, and Schizophrenia tertiary service at the McGill University Health Centre (Montreal, QC), as well as the Applied Psychology Centre (Montreal, QC) 


Current Activities & Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist (#R1065), Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology

  • Advanced Practice Leader and Psychologist at Nova Scotia Health 

  • Psychologist at the Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic, 2020-2022

  • Clinical Associate, Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University

  • Member, Canadian Psychological Association

  • Member, Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies

  • Member, Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia

Selected Publications

  • Newcomb-Anjo, S. E., Barker, E. T., Mulvihill, K. O., & Karbainova, D. (2022). Charting a course, weathering storms, and making lemonade: A person-centered mixed methods analysis of emotional wellbeing and dispositional strengths following university graduation. Journal of Adult Development. doi: 10.1007/s10804-022-09394-8.

  • Newcomb-Anjo, S. E. (2018). Applying what is known about adolescent development to improve school-based mental health literacy of depression interventions: Bridging research to practice. Adolescent Research Review, 4(3), 235-248. doi: 10.1007/s40894-018-0083-6.

  • Newcomb-Anjo, S. E., Barker, E. T., & Howard, A. L. (2017). A person-centered analysis of risk factors that compromise wellbeing in emerging adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46(4), 867-883. doi:10.1007/s10964-016-0603-2.

  • Newcomb-Anjo, S. E., Villemaire-Krajden, R., Takefman, K., & Barker, E. T. (2016). The unique associations of academic experiences with depressive symptoms in emerging adulthood. Emerging Adulthood, 5(1), 75-80. doi: 10.1177/2167696816657233.

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