DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
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
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
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), Clinical Member.
Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator for the American Kennel Club (AKC).
PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT
Developmental Psychology Venango Campus
Trans-Species Emotional Communication
Aggression in Canines and Humans
Violence Reduction and Prevention in Forensic Populations
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
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:
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,
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
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Psychological Association (APA)
New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA)
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)