Our Team

Embodied Psychology is based in Laverton, Victoria and is operated by principal psychologist Dr Joanne Thorburn and her team of clinicians.

Dr Joanne Thorburn

Clinical Psychologist

  • Interests

    Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Adjustment Difficulties, Carer Difficulties, Parenting Difficulties, Relationship Difficulties, Disability, Neurodiversity, Autism, Panic, Grief and Loss, Living with Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness. and Post-traumatic stress disorder/trauma. Autism assessments for Adults and Children. Jo is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing therapy).

  • Languages


  • Availability

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

  • Waiting Time

    3 weeks

Suzana Bosevska

Practice Manager/ Reception

Suzana has had almost 30 years of experience working in medical reception and private practice. Suzana is our practice manager and receptionist at Embodied Psychology.  She is a warm welcoming face that has an instantly calming effect on all who meet her. Away from work she loves spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.


English and Macedonian


Tuesday to Friday

  • Welcoming Della Tanri and Tara Impala (commencing July, 2024), provisional psychologists who are currently available to support assessment and intervention clients of all ages (i.e., children, adolescents and adults) in person or via telehealth on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Della is completing her Masters in Educational and Developmental psychology at Monash university and is with us until December, 2024 and Tara is completing her Masters of Clinical psychology and is with us until the end of January 2025.They currently have immediate availability and can see clients who are private, through Care in mind referrals or NDIS participants who are self or plan managed. If you would like to a schedule a session with either Della or Tara for your child or yourself please call Suzana in reception to arrange on 8593-9598.