Allan Perkal, MA, Readjustment Counseling Therapist and Media CoordinatorMr. Perkal
has been treating combat-related PTSD
within the Department of Veterans Affairs
since 1981.His career started at the Oakland Vet Center and continued at the Inpatient PTSD Unit in Menlo Park, California in 1989 where he worked as a readjustment counseling therapist and media coordinator.
In 1993, he
transferred to the National Center for PTSD
, Pacific Islands Division, continuing to treat war traumatized veterans at the Inpatient PTSD Unit in Hilo, Hawaii.As Media Coordinator at the NC-PTSD, he continues to produce multi-media products.
duties include managing the computer network at the NC-PTSD
served in Vietnam with the 26th Casualty Staging Flight, 1967-1968.Mr. Perkal received his M.A. in Medical Anthropology from San Francisco State University in 1983.