Only this, she felt, would enlighten her initial question of 'social conscience'. And so indeed it has. Encouraged by Psycho-analyst and Psychohistorian Dr David Lotto, the decision to write a book followed. The urgency to share with fellow South Africans that which is truly relevant, became paramount: the disastrous historical consequences of humiliation and loss followed by trans-generational trauma, and how it played out in South Africa’s history. This research took 15 years to complete. The book Apartheid - Britain's Bastard Child completes this journey.
Hélène presented a piece on the Anglo-Boer War as well as the TRC (Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa), at the IPA convention in 2002 in NY. She is also a member of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HumanDHS) and in April 2013 she convened the annual DHS conference in Stellenbosch.
Hélène currently lives in Barrydale, Western Cape. She has a son who lives in Namibia and a daughter who lives with her American husband and their sons in Nashville Tennessee.
The book is peer reviewed and will be published SOON . It will be available in print from Amazon and also as an e-book.
Hélène can be contacted email@example.com.