Maria Cristina Aguirre is a psychoanalyst, practicing in New York. She was trained in Lacanian Psychoanalysis in France where she worked and practiced for 17 years, and has a Doctorate in Psychoanalysis from the University of Paris VII. She is currently Senior Psychologist at Elmhurst Hospital, Queens, NY, and is the Coordinator of the New York Freud Lacan Analytic Group, Editor of the Lacanian Compass, an on-line Lacanian newsletter.