James F. T. Bugental is semi-retired and devotes himself to teaching and writing; he is also Rockefeller Scholar, California Institute of Integral Studies and an Emeritus Clinical Lecturer (formerly Associate Clinical Professor), Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical School. He received his Ph.D. degreee (1948) from Ohio University. In 1996, he was the recipient of the first annual Rollo May Award of the Division of Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association “for contributions to literary pursuit,” and in 1986, he received a certificate “in recognition of the distinguished contribution to the discipline of Clinical Psychology’ from the Division of Clinical Psychology, American Psychological Association. He is a past president of the Association of Humanistic Psychology and of the California Psychological Association, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and serves on or has served on the editorial boards of eight professional journals. Dr. Bugental has written six books and edited another, and is the author of approximately 150 articles, reviews, comments, and chapters in books.