Our team


We believe almost everyone has the ability to live a quality life as long as they surround themselves with the appropriate conditions that promote health and balance. We aim to provide these conditions as we are inspired by the uniqueness of the human being.

Simon Bloom

Chief Executive – MSc MA Adv Dip MBACP (accred.)

Simon has trained and worked as a psychologist, psychotherapist and body therapist over the last 20 years. During this time he has implemented a new form of therapy inspired by Ken Wilber’s Integral psychology.

It uses an integral map of the entire human being, intellectual, emotional, physiology and spiritual to accurately assess, diagnosis and create a bespoke treatment plan for each of Reflections’ clients.

Dr. Alessandro Colasanti

MD, MSc, PhD, Psychiatric Supervisor

Dr Alessandro Colasanti is a medical doctor and specialist in General Adult Psychiatry. He has been trained as a clinician at University of Milan, Italy. He has obtained a PhD in Affective Neuroscience at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and currently is an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Affective Disorders at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

His principal areas of scientific interest and research are molecular brain imaging, pharmacology and psychoneuroimmunology. He has been psychiatric supervisor at Reflections Therapy for the last five years, aiming to promote the best possible integration between psychotherapy and psychiatric approaches to the treatment of psychological distress and illness.

Zahava Bloom

Clinical Manager, BA, PG Dip Adv ,MBACP Accred.

Zahava has worked in a range of settings including managing secondary care for an addiction centre. Her original degree was in Social Science and Psychology, later going on to study Humanistic Psychotherapy, concluding with a Post-graduate Diploma in both group and individual Addiction Psychotherapy.

Zahava’s  approach to therapy is to create a place for the client to feel safe and of space to develop trust to share the client’s life experiences ranging from daily life stresses to deep rooted issues. Through the therapeutic relationship, the client will be invited to discover with Zahava, how to work on their concerns and apply tools to deal with their  issues, so that healing can occur. Zahava combines multidisciplinary approaches using systemic therapy as a wider lens to view the issues and CBT to apply practical solutions to find new ways for the client to improve and enrich their  life and live it more fully.

Zahava’s special interests are anxiety, addictions  co-dependancy , depression relational difficulties & self esteem issues.  Zahava splits her time between managing Reflections’ therapists and seeing her own individual clients.

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Yigal Israel

Bodymind Psychotherapist and qualified Biodynamic massage therapist. UKCP registered.

Bodymind psychotherapy acknowledges that we repress and bury painful feelings in our body as well as in our mind. We also tend to repress strong feelings of love, strength and joy. Our Bodymind stores and expresses unprocessed emotional experiences.

The client will be supported in whichever way is appropriate and Yigal will use reflective talking, awareness of relational dynamics, Biodynamic therapeutic Massage, exercises in body awareness and movements, images and other ‘self-evolving’ methods in a safe and confidential space.

Yigal’s sessions can take place in English, Hebrew or Spanish.

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Nechoma Schwab

 Biodynamic Body Psychotherapist & Life Coach. UKCP registered.

 Nechoma has a background in adolescent pastoral care, and holistic personal training. As a life coach Nechoma understand the challenges that can arise from adopting new habits. She works with my clients to set realistic and manageable goals, so that they can become inspired by seeing real change in their lives

As a therapist Nechoma  makes use of therapeutic conversation, attuned touch, movement, awareness and tracking of body sensations, Biodynamic Massage, embodied mindfulness and visualisations in a client-led approach, with the belief that expertise, wisdom and healing lie within the client.

Nechoma helps clients to develop an awareness of how past events can influence current behaviours and choices. She invites them to discover more satisfying ways to relate to themselves, others, and their circumstances.


Talk to us

For your initial free, no obligation consultation in complete confidence, please get in touch with us by phone or using the enquiry form.

020 8930 3169

07969 786681
Brookside, The Rise, Edgware HA8 8NR