Fernand Lubuguin received his B.A. with highest honors in 1982 from the University of California at Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1993 from the University of Colorado at Boulder under the mentorship of Peter G. Ossorio. He worked as a staff psychologist at Kaiser Permanente (a health maintenance organization) for over ten years before becoming a faculty member at the University of Denver in 2001. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, where he is Director of Diversity and Director of the Professional Psychology Clinic. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. He maintains a small private practice in Denver. He has served as President of the Society for Descriptive Psychology, and is a long-standing member of the Board of Directors. He is one of the co-editors of Advances in Descriptive Psychology, volumes 9 and 10. In addition to applying the intellectual discipline of Descriptive Psychology to many aspects of his personal and professional endeavors, he is especially interested in applying Descriptive Psychology to the training of culturally competent psychotherapists.