The Emergent Human: Exploring Optimized Health, Embodied Spirituality and Post Conventional Living

About Me


About Me


Michael Ostrolenk has been exploring the relationship between post-conventional living, transformational leadership, optimizing health and regenerative paradigms his whole life. His interest in personal development began when he was 9 years old and worked with psychotherapist Pat Lawson learning biofeedback, meditation and guided imagery.




In the late 1990’s he received his master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, from John F. Kennedy University and he completed post-graduate training in Somatic Psychology from the California Institute for Integral Studies.


Michael’s Previous Work


As a marriage and family therapist, he served patients dealing with mental illness, neurological impairments, chronic & life-threatening diseases and relationship problems.


He served on the Board of Directors for the Health Medicine Forum and the Project Director for their Health Panel Program under the tutelage of Dr. Len Saputo. There he practiced advancement of patient-centered integrated medicine.


Michael was a research assistant with Elisabeth Targ M.D. and Larry Scherwitz Ph.D. working on grants to study the use of various body/mind practices and traditional medicine approaches to cancer. Mr. Ostrolenk also worked with Julie Motz in the late 90’s in an experimental group using energy medicine for patients dealing with ALS.


Coach and Educator


Michael graduated from SEALFIT’s three-week academy in 2009 and completed SEALFIT Kokoro camp. Mr. Ostrolenk is a Master Coach and Head Instructor with SEALFIT Unbeatable Mind Academy. He worked with CDR Mark Divine in creating the Unbeatable Mind Online Accelerated Learning program in 2010.


He also co-created and ran Unbeatable Mind’s Master Mind group, “the Inner Circle” and co-created the Unbeatable Mind Coach in Training Program which emphasized program development, teaching and supervisory roles.


Michael is a Master Coach for Spartan 7 Round Table Phalanx Executive Experiential and Leadership Course under former U.S. Navy SEAL’s Dan Cerrillo and Chriss Smith.


Ostrolenk is the Director of Human Resilience at Apeiron Zoh where he works with medical and psychological staff in creating online and in-person programs seeking to transcend the limits of human performance and health.


Transpartisan Policy


Ostrolenk is a transpartisan social entrepreneur, who is a leading expert in the field of transpartisan public policy. He has successfully convened policy initiatives in the areas of transparency, privacy, defense, foreign policy and national security from 2001-2020 including:



Other Studies


He has also studied various martial arts including Tae Kwon Do, Japanese Jujitsu, Krav Maga, and Shaolin Kempo. Michael is also certified in MovNat and is a certified massage therapist from the McKinnon Institute.


Some of his training in somatic and transpersonal psychology include;


  • Body-Mind Practices – East and West
  • Healing and Heuristic Potential of Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness
  • Sensory Awareness
  • Family Systems: Somatic Movement Approaches I
  • Family Systems: Somatic Movement Approaches II
  • The Body: Experiences and Conceptualized Towards a Practical Phenomenology
  • Altered States of Consciousness
  • Intelligence and Insight- Ways of Knowing
  • Body Oriented Psychotherapy- Panic & Depression
  • Body Oriented Psychotherapy- Inner Critic







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The Emergent Human


The Emergent Human Coaching

Design Your Life

Optimize Body/Mind

Integrate Ancestral Wisdom

Transcend Limiting Self Concepts

Design a life based on YOUR values, purpose and aspirations not self-limiting beliefs and cultural programming

Develop a resilient body to higher levels of performance; Evolve mind toward higher levels of creativity, intuition, emotional intelligence and self-awareness

Integrate ancestral wisdom, practices and traditions, cultivate transpersonal and ecological insights and awaken somatic awareness and intelligence

Transcend self-limiting cognitive, emotional, somatic, familial, cultural, prenatal, trans-generational imprinting.


Coaching Program:

Two, 40-minute sessions a month as well as training assignments in between sessions.

As we operate from a systems perspective, we will also be working with our client’s immediate network
i.e. family, friends, and partners as needed and appropriate.

$750.00 monthly fee with a three-month commitment.

All clients are encouraged to work with a functional medical doctor as well as with other integrated
healthcare practitioners.