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Life is a never-ending story. Filled with countless possibilities. Each chapter is a discovery.

A psychotherapist, a proud sober of 17 years. A science/cool nerd, an experimenter. A clinical advisor, an entrepreneur. A believer, a certified addiction therapist… Curious about life, a boundless searcher of living a long healthy life believing in biohacking, longevity and sobriety.

A reinventor of herself. Builds over all wellness and coordinates them.

Trained both in the United States and internationally Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu is a doctor in psychology and a certified addiction therapist in the State of New York. She formely held a position on the Clinical Advisory Board of the Yale University School of Medicine and served as an Advisor for International Development with the Yale Program on Supervision.

Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu has participated in numerous international medical conferences and events. Some of the prominent organizations include serving as a moderator at the event organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria in 2016. Dr. Çavuşoğlu also acted as a panelist at the Asia Pacific Behavioral and Addiction Medicine (APBAM) Conference held in Singapore in 2013. Dr. Çavuşoğlu continues to treat her patients.

In her capacity as the senior supervisor at the Oya Bahadır Yüksel Rehabilitation Center in Gaziantep, Turkey, Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu designed and implemented the Turkey Model of Rehabilitation, which has since become the standard in the country. Prior to this role, she served for two years as the Vice President of Operations at the Gaziantep Center, where she collaborated closely with key Turkish government and health consultancy officials.

She has significant contributions to the field of addiction treatment in Turkey. Her articles on this topic have been honored with Presidential Recognition. She has presented on important subjects such as adolescent substance abuse treatment, including engagements in the United States, Turkey, and Singapore.

Dr. Çavuşoğlu established the Contemporary Addiction Studies Association (ÇABAÇAD) to combat growing addiction problem of Turkiye: In her power, her desire to spread the science of addiction to the field and support institutions whom are in need of building a residential and outpatient programs as well as create training curriculums.  

Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu, as the founder of ÇABAÇAD organized training sessions on addiction for civil society organizations in the earthquake-stricken region as part of the association’s activities following the earthquake that occurred in our country on February 6th.

Founder’s Note

From Recovery to Revolutionary Wellness: My Journey Through Functional Medicine, Neuroscience, and Biohacking

Hello everyone, I’m here to share a deeply personal journey – my transformation from struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol to discovering a new paradigm of health and well-being through functional medicine, neuroscience, and the fascinating world of biohacking. I will also discuss the reasons behind establishing Longevilab.

My story begins at a low point in my life, overwhelmed by addiction and its myriad challenges. The road to recovery was tough; it demanded not only immense willpower but also a quest for professional help. After a relentless pursuit, I finally achieved sobriety. However, maintaining this newfound sobriety was another battle. With life’s ups and downs, I felt my resolve wavering and knew I needed something more to sustain this positive change.

This realization led me to the doorsteps of functional medicine, a transformative approach to healthcare that goes beyond treating symptoms to addressing the root causes of health issues. It’s about understanding the unique biochemical individuality of each person. As I delved deeper, I applied its principles to identify and rectify imbalances that may have contributed to my past addiction. This journey wasn’t just about recovery; it was about rejuvenation. I noticed significant improvements in my energy, mood stability, and overall health.

Parallelly, the advancements in neuroscience captivated me. This field, with its intricate study of the brain’s structure and function, opened new avenues for optimizing mental performance and behavioral patterns. By integrating tools like meditation and visualization, I began to fine-tune my brain chemistry, enhancing cognitive functions and emotional regulation.

The synergistic effect of functional medicine and neuroscience was profound. I felt more in control of my thoughts and emotions, experiencing a rebirth of sorts. It was during this phase of exploration and self-improvement that I discovered biohacking – a proactive approach to controlling one’s biological processes. Biohacking is an expansive field, encompassing lifestyle modifications, dietary strategies, exercise routines, and supplement use, all aimed at achieving optimal health and performance.

Embracing biohacking was a game-changer. It brought remarkable improvements in my overall well-being. My energy levels soared, my focus sharpened, and even my relationships blossomed. This holistic approach, blending self-quantification, nutritional optimization, and light therapy, not only augmented my physical health but also fostered a deeper understanding of the mind-body connection.

What’s my Objective?

My experiences have transformed me into an advocate for this integrative approach to health. Through my videos, articles, and guests on ‘Ayık Kafa’ featuring scientists and guest writers, I aim to unravel the intricate connections between functional medicine and neuroscience, offering insights into how these disciplines can empower us to take control of our health.

I share this journey with the hope that it inspires others to explore these fields. Whether it’s through diet, lifestyle changes, or supplementation, there’s a world of possibilities for enhancing health and well-being.

Thank you for listening to my story. It’s a journey of transformation, discovery, and empowerment. I am committed to sharing my knowledge and experiences to help others on their personal health journeys. Please feel free to reach out if you need guidance or support in your own pursuit of wellness. Remember, wellness is not just a goal; it’s a continuous journey. My best wishes go out to all of you in your quest to be healthy and happy.

Çağdaş Bağımlılık Çalışmaları Derneği

As the Contemporary Addiction Studies Association (ÇABAÇAD), our mission is to educate and raise awareness in the community about various aspects of addiction through scientific and comprehensive information. We aim to create our own educational materials, organize enlightening conferences, provide effective treatment methods, and share the latest developments in addiction science and treatment with the public. With informed actions, we strive to lead efforts to prevent addiction and ensure its recognition and support for recovery in the community.

Our vision is to build a society that is aware of the multidimensional nature of addiction and the recovery process. We aim to create a community that is well-informed about this issue.

Chair of the Board
Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu

Advisory Board

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