Seduction into Life: Co-responding with Bracha L. Ettinger
Belgian School of Psychoanalysis, BE
Anne Verougstraete is a member of the Belgian School of Psychoanalysis (EBP-BSP) which means working bilingually in French and Flemish. She is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Brussels and at a mental health centre. She has written several articles and presentations about the question of the feminine. She is the author of Sigmund Freud et Lou Andreas-Salomé (L’Harmattan 2005). She translated Bracha L.Ettinger’s article, ‘From Proto-Ethical Compassion to Responsibility’ into French. Studying the letters exchanged between Rainer Maria Rilke and Lou Andreas-Salomé has helped her to reflect upon Bracha L.Ettinger's concept of borderlinking. As a mother of three and a grandmother of seven, Anne Verougstraete has been able to observe closely and gain practical experience regarding concrete aspects of the matrixial.