Extension Courses

Discovering the Creative Self in the Asian Context

Michelle Mope Andersson 安凯福夫人
Course Introduction
Michelle Mope Andersson 安凯福夫人
Michelle Mope Andersson 安凯福夫人D.Min., Seattle University

Adjunct Professor

Michelle is specialized in existential wellness counseling and reconciliation. She holds a doctorate from Seattle University and masters in counseling and spirituality from Loyola University, Chicago, where she developed her deep commitment to Jesuit education and Ignatian Pedagogy. She also holds an MA in political science from Johns Hopkins University. Michelle teaches in the area of spirituality, the history of culture and ideas and the arts as a means of intercultural understanding and healing from the individual to the social level. She currently works both in Stockholm and Beijing. Most recently she served as a wellness and crisis counselor for the UN and the international community in Pyongyang, North Korea. Her years there gave the the inspiration for her doctoral dissertation, with stories and images of hope, healing and forgiveness in the process of reconciliation.

  • Spirituality and the Arts
  • History of Culture and Ideas
  • Foods, movement and wellness
  • The stories of people's lives

Discovering the Creative Self in the Asian Context

No grades are administered for this workshop. 

Course Description

Discovering the Creative Self in the Asian Context

Michelle Mope Andersson Workshop

Sessions on Tuesdays, 11:30am-1:00pm, February 12 – June 18, 2019

Workshop Description

This 10-session workshop will use self exploration through reflective writing and group sharing. We examine issues of autonomy and connectedness, compassion and power, determination as well as perspective in the creative process.  The learning is highly experiential, deeply interior and occasionally kinetic. We will develop the practice of regular compassionate self-evaluation. No grades are administered for this workshop. 


The language of the workshop will be English.

Registration and Fees

USD $300

Participation fee includes access to all 10 sessions for one (1) participant. Participants may sit in on the first session before paying. Participation fee will be invoiced after the first session.

All fees are non-refundable. The participation fee does not include accommodations or transportation.

Spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sign up for the workshop online here.