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Michèle Lewis O'Donnell

Dr. Michèle Lewis O’Donnell is a consulting psychologist and COO with Member Care Associates, Inc. (MCA), an NGO focusing on the wellbeing and effectiveness of staff and their organizations. She grew up in both the USA and Europe (as a “military kid") and over the last 35 years has lived in four European countries. Her professional emphases have included individual and family adjustment in the expatriate community, transition and grief/loss, crisis care, good practice/ethics, global mental health, and integrity/anti-corruption. Michèle studied clinical psychology and theology at Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University, USA, where she received her doctorate. She enjoys “going broadly” in order to learn, teach, and consult internationally. Her publications include several jointly written articles and resources in the member care/mental health fields including co-editing several foundational member care volumes. (Publications  and Presentations) . Michèle has been a representative to the United Nations in Geneva for the World Federation for Mental Health (2016-2021) and is he co-coordinator for the annual Global Integrity Day-9 June. Here work in mission is influenced by the Global Integration Framework (linking values, skills, relationships, and integrity for the wellbeing of all people and the planet) and the Missio Dei Model of Global Member Care. Married to Kelly for 38 years, also a psychologist, they have two wonderful adult daughters. Email  

Michèle and Kelly have published five member care books with Wiliam Carey Publishing. More information is on their Member Care Associates website HERE.

--Helping Missionaries Grow: Readings in Mental Health and Missions (1988)

--Missionary Care Counting the Cost For World Evangelization (1992)

--Doing Member Care Well: Perspectives and Practices from Around the World (2002)
--Global Member Care (volume one): The Pearls and Perils of Good Practice (2011)

--Global Member Care (volume two): Crossing Sectors for Serving Humanity (2013)

--Current work: Global Member Care (volume three): Staying the Course Among All Peoples

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