About US

Our Team

Instant Chemistry is a scientific company that’s revolutionizing the way people think about relationships. We are a team of psychologists, neuroscientists, geneticists, and business professionals — all with a passion for improving the lives of others. We love bringing scientific research out of the lab and empowering you to make better decisions.

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Dr. Wendy Walsh, PhD

America's thought leader on relationships

Dr. Wendy Walsh was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work as co-host on The Dr. Phil spinoff, The Doctors TV show. She also hosts Investigation Discovery Network’s “Happily NEVER After,” as well as being part of Dr. Drew’s Behavior Bureau on HLN Network. On CNN and 9 Network, Australia, she breaks down the psychology of sex, love, gender roles, divorce, parenting and other human behaviors. Dr. Wendy is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at California State University, Channel Islands. She holds a B.A. in Journalism, a Masters degree in Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, and is the author of three books and numerous publications, including The 30-Day Love Detox.

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Dr. Joel Block, Ph.D

Fellow of the American Psychological Association

Joel Block, Ph.D., is an award-winning psychologist–excellence in couple therapy–practicing couple and sex therapy on Long Island, New York. Board Certified in Couple therapy by the American Board of Professional Psychology, Dr. Block is a senior psychologist on the staff of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor (Psychology/Psychiatry) at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Medical School. Dr. Block is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Couple and Family Psychology) and for twenty years he was the training supervisor of the Sexuality Center at Long Island-Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Block is the author of over 25 books on Love and Sex, his specialty.

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Dr. Sara Seabrooke, PhD (Chair)

Co-founder and CSO of Instant Chemistry

Dr. Sara Seabrooke is Chief Science Officer (CSO) at Instant Chemistry. She completed her Ph.D. in 2010 at the University of Toronto, with a specialization in genetics. She also has post-doctoral training from McMaster University. While at McMaster, Dr. Seabrooke was a course instructor for Genetics and ran a research project studying neuroprotective genes in the blood brain barrier. In addition to being chair of the SAB and CSO of Instant Chemistry, Dr. Seabrooke has also worked as a lead scientist at Inceptum Research and Therapeutics, a company focusing on neurotherapeutic drug developing. Currently, in addition to managing the science side of things at Instant Chemistry, she is working on developing a simple-to-use at home version of the Instant Chemistry test.

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Dr. Ron Gonzalez, PhD

Co-founder and CEO of Instant Chemistry

Ron, the co-founder of Instant Chemistry, has been instrumental in the formation and the substantial advances of this young biotechnology business since its inception in 2012. Ron achieved his scientific credentials beginning with an MSc from the University of Toronto and a PhD in neuroscience from York University in 2011. After having completed his MBA at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto, his passion turned to the business of mobilizing science and discovery toward product origination and realization. With little spare time but with forbearance from his wife Sara, and son Christopher, Ron enjoys working on several early stage start-ups.