James T. F. Bugental , PhD (1915-2008), was a professor emeritus and clinical faculty member at Stanford Medical School, and an emeritus and adjunct faculty member at Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center. He was a major spokesperson for the humanistic perspective since its coalescence into an influential movement in the field of psychology more than fifty years ago. Bugental served on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology , the Journal of Transpersonal Psychology , The Humanistic Psychologist , and the American Journal of Psychotherapy . He authored numerous major publications, including The Search for Authenticity , The Search for Existential Identity , Psychotherapy Isn't What You Think , The Art of the Psychotherapist , and Psychotherapy and Process: The Fundamentals of an Existential-Humanistic Approach . Bugental also published more than eighty articles in professional and technical journals, and contributed twenty-five original chapters in books edited by others. Translations of his work can be found in French, Finnish, Spanish, German, Dutch, Russian, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.