Leah Sidhu (nee: Bonsall) is the Proprietor and Practice Manager of Red Orchid Wellness Clinic and is a registered Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner and Chinese herbal dispenser and Chinese Remedial Massage Therapist. Leah is a member of the AACMA and is registered with AHPRA.
Leah has been practicing TCM for over 16 years and has trained for 3 years alongside mentor Daniel Deng in Cronulla, Sydney. Leah has worked at the Acupuncture IVF Support Clinic with TCM Fertility specialist and author Jane Lyttleton and at Shire Natural Fertility with popular naturopath Krista Maklin at Shire Natural Fertility. Leah is currently doing her Masters of TCM at UWS and studying Dr. Tan’s acupuncture methods.
Leah’s personal journey into wellness began when she was 19 when studying nursing when she also dived into a world of classical guitar, meditation, Qi gong, yoga, Vipassana meditation and self enquiry which sparked an interest into the art of eastern medicine. Leah was trained by Stephanie Yatra Hurst for 4 years at the INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CREATIVITY PSYCHOTHERAPY & ANTARA YOGA and MEDITATION, in Waterloo. Leah completed a Bachelor’s Degree of Applied Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and an Advanced Diploma in Tuina (Chinese Remedial Massage) at the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SITCM). Leah undertook her hospital internship at Jiangsu provincial hospital in Nanjing, China where she was inspired with the integration of TCM and Western Medicine and her current practice aims at supporting the combination of both medical systems.
In China, Leah’s specialty training of herbal medicine was in the Gynaecology and Oncology department and in the acupuncture department she was involved in treating insomnia, depression, weight loss, paediatric conditions, musculoskeletal conditions and paralysis. Leah has a special interest in Women’s Health and in particular fertility and IVF support and enjoys supporting and empowering women through their many phases of life. Leah is constantly humbled and inspired by her patient’s deep desire to be well and determination to examine and transform their lives.