Funmilayo Rachal, M.D. is a board certified adult and forensic psychiatrist who completed her general adult psychiatric training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and her forensic psychiatry fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Rachal is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rachal specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, professionals in crisis, personality disorders, and the issues of intimacy and sexual dysfunction. She has a specific interest in treating those who struggle with problems related to poor self-esteem, assertiveness, and relationship dysfunction. Dr. Rachal also has a special interest in increasing mental health awareness to the public and educating medical providers about professionalism, particularly in cases of professional sexual misconduct. This interest culminated in her being a co-author of the book Professionalism in Psychiatry and her lecturing at multiple medical conferences and courses teaching physicians how to maintain professionalism with their patients, colleagues, and staff.
Dr. Rachal belongs to the following associations: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association, and American Psychiatric Association.