Gerald P. Perman MDPA is a board-certified psychiatrist in Chevy Chase, MD, who specializes in the treatment of adults and college students. He is also a clinical professor in psychiatry at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Perman’s qualifications include several publications, honors, and awards. His treatment philosophy is to identify conflictual issues that contribute to the problems his patients are having. He addresses them through psychotherapy and, when indicated, the use of medication.