Christine Lepoutre, MD, PhD


Christine Lepoutre, MD, PhD, Psychiatrist, Bloom Health Centers, Bethesda, MD

Ages Served

Adults (up to 40), Adults (41-64), Elders (65+)


Anxiety and Trauma Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Mood Disorders, Psychosis, Thought Disorders

Services Offered

Adult Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Medication Management

Treatment Approach

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychopharmacological Treatment, Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy


4520 East-West Hwy, #775
Bethesda, MD 20814


Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality (BPD), Chronic Pain, Depression, LGBTQ+ Issues, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Self-Esteem, Stress, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD


Dr. Lepoutre is interested in the mind-body connection and the interface between Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. She considers one’s mental health to relate at least in part to one’s physical health and is interested in exploring such connections. Dr. Lepoutre believes that pronounced improvements to both mental and physical health can be achieved through regular outpatient follow-ups in conjunction with therapy and medication management if indicated.

Dr. Lepoutre finds significant gratification in helping her patients achieve improvements in their overall well-being. She has observed that these improvements can often be sustained through using medication, however, there are times that stopping and/or tapering down one or more of the medications that had previously been prescribed is what is most helpful. She carefully works with her patients to establish the correct combination of medication, therapy, and lifestyle changes based on what they personally need to experience improved outcomes that are sustainable.

Education & Experience

Dr. Lepoutre completed her dual training at the Medical University of South Carolina where she served as chief resident and participated in many leadership programs within the hospital. She completed her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University.

Dr. Lepoutre is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine as well as in Psychiatry

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Licensed In

Maryland, Virginia





A Little Bit About Me

"I'm a great believer in the benefits of physical exercise."

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