I am an educational psychologist working with children and young adults of all ages.  The above are examples of some of the difficulties I deal with, please call me if your child has other, additional difficulties.   I am based in Gloucestershire and work with clients from all over the UK.  Please read more about my professional qualifications below, click on a menu item to find out about my services, or go to the Contact Me page to get in touch.


MSc Educational Psychology

MEd Education 

BA Psychology

Cert Ed Teacher

Member of the British Psychological Society

2000 -2001 Cardiff University

1993 -1995 Bristol University

1975 – 1979 Open University

1969- 1972 Digby Stuart College of Education

Recent Employment history

Independent Practice 2010 – Present

Psychological Assessments for: private clients, Bristol Dyslexia Centre, Kuwait Children’s Centre, private and state schools. Website: www.teresabliss.com

Co-founder and director Anti-Bullying Quality Mark-UK website: www.abqm-uk.com 

Prior to independent practice:

2005-2010 Senior Educational Psychologist, Gloucestershire.  (2008-2009 Acting Principal Educational Psychologist with full management responsibility for the service)

2000-2005 Educational Psychologist

Previous Experience:

2000-2005 Educational Psychologist, Gloucestershire.

1999-2000 EP Training Cardiff University

1993 -1999 Advisory Teacher Warwickshire

1990-1993 Elton Project Co-ordinator Gloucestershire

1989 -1990 Class teacher MLD school Gloucestershire

1989-1990 Short career break

1986 -1989 Head of Assessment Unit Gloucestershire

1978-1986 Head of BESD Centre Berkshire

1975-1978 Teacher BESD Unit Class Teacher

1974-1975 Subject Teacher Abotsford Secondary School Surrey

1972-1974 Y1 Class teacher ILEA

Professional Membership

Health Care Professions Council registered No: PLY0081

Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice

Association of Educational Psychologists

British Psychological Society

British Dyslexia Association


Bliss T.M. (2008) Mediation and Restoration in Circle Time

Bliss T.M., Hollis I., Down R., Lythgoe T. (2008) Transition: a Peer mentoring System

Bliss T.M. & Tetley J. (2007) Circle Time 2nd Ed

Bliss T.M. (1998) Label with Care: A behaviour management book for parents

Bliss T.M. & Timbrell S.A. (1997) SENCO Survival: Planning and Reviewing IEP’s

Bliss T.M., Robinson G., & Maines B. (1995) Developing Circle Time

Bliss T.M. (1994) Managing Children Managing Themselves

Bliss T.M. & Tetley J. (1993) Circle Time

Video: Bliss T.M., Robinson G., & Maines B., (1995) Coming round to Circle Time