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Welcome to the Washington Center for Women’s and Children’s Wellness! Our practice has been serving adults, children and adolescents in the Greater Washington area for more than 20 years. WCWCW is a private, confidential clinic offering a wide range of outpatient services that, separately or combined, work to get each individual on the road to enjoying the rewarding life that they both want and deserve.

Adult Psychiatry

We implement evidence-based medication and progressive psychotherapeutic treatment modalities to address depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and ADHD in adults.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

We offer a safe, comfortable and child friendly environment to provide therapy and treatment to improve the well-being of our patients.

Reproductive Psychiatry

We are dedicated to the care and treatment of women’s reproductive mental health.


Psychotherapy, sometimes called talk therapy, is a treatment that involves a talking relationship between a therapist and patient. It can be used to treat a broad variety of mental disorders and emotional difficulties.

WCWCW is your place for healing and personal growth. We offer medical expertise in the field of psychiatry, including medication management and psychotherapy, with compassionate care tailored to fit your individual needs. We look forward to being here for you when you need it most.

Our Team

Our team of talented specialists and dedicated staff is committed to supporting your mental health and wellness. We leverage our deep knowledge, significant experience and diverse expertise to provide you with the highest quality of care.

Wendy J. Hookman, M.D.

Founder and Medical Director

Valerie Relacion, M.D.


Sonia Alam, M.D.


Alexis Wesley, M.D.


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What are the most important questions you should ask yourself when considering professional help?   1) How severe are my symptoms? How large is their negative impact on my life? 2) How long have I been in this state of distress? 3) Am I becoming more avoidant or isolative due to this change in mood?

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Telehealth: Online video sessions

Telehealth: Online video sessions help us best serve the current needs of clients. During this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering video sessions to new and existing clients. Clients are able to receive services from the comfort and safety of their home. We will post updates here with plans for in-person sessions

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The unfortunate truth is that eating disorders are prevalent in our society. According to surveys conducted by the National Eating Disorders Association (, current estimates are that 20 million women and 10 million men in the US will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Parents are often the very first to

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WCWCW is committed to providing an inclusive and loving environment where everyone can feel comfortable. Diversity, inclusion and health equity are very important aspects of our culture. Our standard of practice is to exist as a fair, equitable, healthy and inclusive organization that aligns with and supports our patients, our workforce and the communities that we serve. Everyone is welcome!