About This Doctor

Wendy J. Hookman


Westmoreland Building, 6430 Rockledge Dr #400, Bethesda, MD 20817



Special Interests

Special interest in premenstrual dysphoric disorder, infertility, psychopharmacology in pregnancy, postpartum disorders, infertility, weight management.

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Dr. Hookman is Founder and Medical Director of Washington Center for Women’s and Children’s Wellness, a unique group practice in Bethesda. Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Obesity Medicine, Dr. Hookman focuses her individual practice exclusively on Women’s Issues, including those surrounding relationships & marriage, pregnancy & parenting, sexuality & life transitions, weight & stress management. She and her team, Drs. Jessica Lu and Valerie Relacion and therapists Dr. Susan Felzer and Joy Paul, focus on overall wellness, not merely the individual symptoms or diagnoses. They have appeared as Psychiatric Experts on CNN, FOX News, CNBC and MSNBC.

Faculty Member of GWU School of Medicine; Former Director, Women’s Mood Disorders Program, Georgetown University Hospital.