Dr. Ana Luisa Bustamante received her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Arizona. She is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) at Argosy University, Phoenix. She specializes in the areas of multicultural and other diversity issues in assessment and psychotherapy, intersections of ethnic identity and sexual orientation identity development, and spirituality and mental health.
Dr. Bustamante is a licensed clinical psychologist with experience as faculty and administrator in clinical psychology doctoral programs since 1985. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Arizona and completed a predoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Dr. Bustamante's work has been guided by the integration of multicultural, diversity related competencies in the practice of professional psychology. In addition to teaching and mentoring graduate students, she was instrumental in pioneering Multicultural/Diversity Concentrations in clinical psychology graduate programs at two universities. Her academic, clinical, and professional consultation activities have been informed by continuous work with underserved populations at the grass roots level. Dr. Bustamante's professional interests are grounded in a holistic perspective that emphasizes the interaction of social justice issues, psychological wellbeing, and spiritual development.