About Us

Dr. Jeshana Avent -Johnson

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Dr. Jeshana Avent-Johnson, founder of The Intimacy Seminars™  & Psychological Services is an articulate, enthusiastic, humorist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY30170), Relationship Researcher and Sex Educator.  She captivates the hearts, minds and spirits of her audience by allowing the gift of communication to convey a message that always orbits people into action. Dr. Avent-Johnson specializes in Couples, Sex, Relationship and Family treatment. 

Dr. Johnson uses a Differentiation-Based treatment. that focuses on helping you reach your relational  and sexual potential by increasing your capacity for Self-Validated Intimacy and passion.  Dr. Johnson is warm, yet challenging, encouraging  you to operate from the BEST in you by working  through sexual and relationship difficulties. 

Desiree Deshay-Weakley, MSW

Desiree DeShay-Weakley

Desiree Deshay-Weakley, The Intimacy Seminars™ publicist has been in the field of social work for over 22 years and has focused her calling to work and advocate for the underserved people in various communities countywide. A servant leader would describe Mrs. Deshay-Weakley, an advocate for the injustices that plague our communities and a voice for the meek and voiceless. 


Mrs. Deshay-Weakley's recent work has been focused on providing an intimate setting for women and couples to come together in efforts to explore and strengthen relationships and marriages.

Dr. Elise Sanchez

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Dr. Elise Sanchez is a Psychologist and Educator with experience teaching at the community college, graduate level, and California Institution for Women. Dr.Sanchez imagines a world where everyone is living authentic, wholehearted, purposeful lives. She inspires others by creating a safe space to explore the mysteries of sexuality, desire, and passion. We must confront our own insecurities, pain, and uncertainty before we can create deeper, more meaningful relationships with others. Her enthusiasm is contagious as she provides you with simple language to verbalize your wants, needs, and desires. We all have an innate need to feel seen, heard, and understood. Healing our emotional wounds through self-exploration and utilizing this awareness is Dr. Sanchez’s mission. It is never too late to find H.O.P.E™ and spread that H.O.P.E™ unto others. Honoring Our stories & Passions Everyday™!