Red Orchid exists because of our passion to support individual on their healing journey and assist them to live a healthier happier life. The practitioners at Red Orchid have the intention to meet each person’s health goals and to foster an honest, healing relationship.
Our registered Acupuncturists and Chinese medicine herbalists integrate their wisdom, skill and experience of traditional medicine with the latest scientific knowledge. They are committed to providing professional, comprehensive and supportive healthcare.
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. Read More
Tanya McMahon is a Registered Acupuncturist and Herbal Medicine Practitioner. Tanya has an Advanced Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is a member of AACMA and is AHPRA registered.
Tanya is a devoted and passionate TCM practitioner who has refined her skills over the last 15 years of practise of acupuncture and herbs. In 1999 Tanya was the Editor of a nationally circulated monthly health magazine. For the last 3 years Tanya has been dividing her time between the Red Orchid Wellness clinic at Nowra and Daniel Deng and Associates at Cronulla. Tanya incorporates two styles of advanced acupuncture in her practise. Read More
Craig McGregor has returned to the south coast with his family. Craig studied osteopathy at Southern Cross university, attaining a masters degree in osteopathic medicine. Craig’s interest in osteopathy stems from a fascination in human movement, health and the interconnections between the structure and function of the body. Through this lens, Craig tries to identify why pain or dysfunction may be present, and seek ways to help a patient improve their functional capacity for health.
As an osteopath Craig treats a wide section of the community, from infants to the elderly. Using as appropriate, the full spectrum of osteopathic techniques to best match treatment to the individual. Craig has a keen interest in how our interaction with the environment around us impacts our system. Therefore, also uses nutrition and exercise advise to help his patients move towards their health goals.
Matt Stott has been a natural therapist for over 20 years and his aim is to help reduce current pain and increase productivity.
Matt’s aim is to get an individual to function in the best possible way and to achieve this, he also utilises nutritional medicine supported by the latest research.
Sports performance is close to Matt’s heart, having trained Medicinal Qi Gong exercises to a high standard. Matt is a member of OA and AHPRA registered.
Stephanie Donougher offers a professional naturopathic service with integrity and compassion and over 15 years experience in the natural healthcare industry. She has extensive experience in stress management, digestive & metabolic disorders, immune health and allergies, natural fertility management, weight management, detoxification, and cardiovascular conditions.
Stephanie is passionate about holistic health and healing – encompassing a balanced approach to health using herbal medicine; eating healthy, nourishing and whole foods; and using mindfulness techniques to bring about a state of calm and balance. She is committed to keeping up to date with current evidence in the Complementary Medicine Industry and to providing safe and effective methods of treatment and advice for you to live an empowered, balanced and healthy life.
Stephanie is a member of the National Herbalists Association of Australia, which means she is required to meet the highest standards of education, to adhere to a strict code of ethics, and actively participates in the continuing education policy.
In 2016 he travelled abroad to Nanjing China and developed his skill in constitutional herbal medicine, which emphasises treating each person as a unique individual and their presenting signs and symptoms. His unique form of treatment involves a multilayered approach to health and wellbeing combining acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and suggested lifestyle practices to address individual health concerns.
With a special interest in treating digestive, skin, musculoskeletal and mental health concerns, Fraser believes in treating the individual on a physical, mental and emotional level and supporting the body’s innate ability to self-heal.
Remedial Massage and Scenar Therapist
Sally is a Sports Scientist and has worked as a Physiologist and Massage Therapist for the Olympic Sailing and Windsurfing Teams in the UK and the NRL teams in Australia.
Sally has experience from around the world helping people pain, using massage, Scenar (Physiokey) and myofascial release.
Training & Experience
Gabrielle has 35 years experience as a psychologist and educator both in the public and private sector, as well as 20 years working as a life and leadership coach and reverse therapist.
Gabrielle brings her sensitivity and insight to assist you in gaining greater clarity on your current situation. She supports you to explore strategies that will help restore your happiness and wellbeing.
Gabrielle works with individuals and couples facing challenging life situations. These include relationship challenges both work and home, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, chronic fatigue/M.E. fibromyalgia, irritable bowel disorders, post traumatic stress disorders, panic attacks, autoimmune disorders and other non specific illness.
Sandy is a qualified Holistic Counsellor & Psychotherapist and Kahuna Massage therapist. Sandy uses different therapy models such as Resource therapy and Process Orientated therapy in her Counselling practice.
Kahuna Massage is traditionally Hawaiian style with tai chi movements to help support the person to feel balanced and more peaceful. Sandy offers deep tissue, hot stones, Lomi Lomi style and relaxation massage.
Sandys passion lies in being of service to the community and has been involved in countless group settings at retreat centres for over 6 years, such as Quest for Life, in Bundanoon. Sandy has been Counsellor and Senior support person caring for people with serious life challenges, mental illness, grief, loss and more.
Sandy has also worked in Disability and Mental health agencies as a Counsellor and Project Coordinator, where the focus is on the person and how best to serve and support the individual.
Sandy is a member of IICT (international institute complimentary therapies)
Satyo offers a safe, confidential space for you to be listened to with presence and care and explore life situations that concern you, or where you would like more support.
Working with you in a collaborative way, she assists you to develop your own inner resources, insight and creativity in response to your concerns, and find your unique way forward.
You may chose to work together on a short term basis, or for longer, more in-depth therapy. Satyo responds to you in a way that honours the whole of who you are, in mind, heart, feelings, body and soul.
Satyo is a Clinical Member of PACFA
She has 15 years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist and 35 years as a group facilitator.
Following her passion for natural therapies, Tanja graduated with an Advanced Diploma of Homoeopathy from NatureCare College – St Leonards in 2017 and obtained her Reiki Certificate in 1994.
Tanja is professional, compassionate and committed to supporting individuals on their health journey with homoeopathy.
Registered with ATMS.
In his counselling sessions Geoffrey creates an atmosphere for you to talk frankly about what’s difficult, and then explore what you might do about it. He is an excellent listener, and good at asking questions to help you see things more wisely. He works with both individuals and couples.
Geoffrey has vast experience supporting people to make their lives work better. He was a teacher in Community Services at TAFE for many years. Geoffrey has a Masters in Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy, and is a member of PACFA.