Dr. Tina Bloom


  • PhD Clinical Psychology, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN - Dissertation in area of Comparative Psychology     
  • MS Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • MS Physical Education, Penn State, University Park, PA
  • BA Psychology, Penn State, University Park, PA


  • 04/14 -  Current     Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York.
  • 08/08 -  Current     Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Facial Action Coding System (FACS) for Researchers, based on Ekman's work: candidate for certification pending exam.
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).
  • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), Clinical Member.
  • Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator for the American Kennel Club (AKC).


  • Developmental Psychology Venango Campus
  • Trans-Species Emotional Communication
  • Aggression in Canines and Humans
  • Violence Reduction and Prevention in Forensic Populations


  • Bloom, T. & Friedman, H. (2013). Classifying Dogs' (Canis Familiaris) Facial Expressions from Photographs. Behavioural Processes, 96, 1-10.
  • Bloom, T., & Friedman, H. (2014). The Psychobiological and Neurobiological Implications of Humans' Ability to Read Emotions from Facial Expressions in Dogs. In A. Freitas-Magalhães, (Ed.). Emotional expressions: The brain and the face (volume 5) (pp. 85-103.). Porto, Portugal: University Fernando Pessoa.
  • Rendeiro (Bloom), T., Knapic, J., & Drews, F. (1987). Factors related to Exercise Adherence in Senior Military Officers. Report No. T-4-87. Army Physical Fitness Research Institute (APRFI), US Army War College (USAWC), Department of Defense, October, 1987.
  • Whitely, K., Bloom, T., & Friedman, H (2014). Criminal Justice and Its Many Injustices: Focus on Prison Psychology Within the United States. In C. V. Johnson and H. L. Friedman (Eds.), The Praeger Handbook of Social Justice and Psychology. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
  • Bloom, T. (2007). The attachment and emotional relationship between canines and children: Anthropological evidence and current practice. A poster presentation at Walden University's Annual Summer Research Symposium, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, MN, July 2007.
  • Bloom, T. (2007). Can humans reliably identify emotions in canines? A pilot study. A poster presentation at Walden University's Annual Winter Research Symposium, University Center, Dallas, TX, January, 2007.
  • Bloom, T. (2006). Trans-species mood contagion: The impact of canine-human interaction. Poster presentation at Walden University's Summer Research Symposium, University of Indiana, Bloomington Campus, IN, July 2006.
  • Rendeiro (Bloom), T. (1985).Women Ultra-Sport Athletes.  Paper presented at The Women in Sport World Conference, Slaglese, Denmark, July 1985.
  • Rendeiro (Bloom), T. and Harris, D. (1985). Running as an Adjunct to Therapy for Depression.  Paper presented at The Sports Psychology World Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1985.


  •  American Psychological Association (APA)
  • New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)
  • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
Last Updated 10/18/18