• Personalized and Customized Psychiatric Care in Atlanta

  • Helping Couples Reconnect Through Psychotherapy

  • Comprehensive Medication Management

  • Forensic Psychiatry Services

Funmilayo Rachal, M.D.

Funmilayo Rachal, M.D. 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. 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: Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association, and American Psychiatric Association.

PUBLICATIONS:

Rachal, F., Abel, G.G. (Under Editorial Consideration, 2013). Treating Professionals Sexually Involved with Their Clients. Sex Offender Treatment: A Case Study Approach to Issues and Intervention

Gabbard G., Weiss R., Crisp-Han H., Ball V., Hobday G., Rachal F.   (2012) Professionalism in Psychiatry.   Arlington, Virginia. American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Rachal F., Gabbard G. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice.
Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 2nd  edition, 2011.

Rachal F., Kunik M. Treating Aggression in Patients with Dementia. Psychiatric Times. 2006 25(6).

Sarah E. Gregg, RN, CARN

Sarah E Gregg is a registered nurse who has 34 years of nursing experience working with medical and psychiatric patients. She has an extensive understanding of chemical dependency and mental health behaviors.

Ms. Gregg specializes in the treatment of professional sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, disruptive professional behaviors, sexual addictions, sexual dysfunction, sexual deviations, and psychological problems. She also works with intellectually challenged patients who have multiple psychiatric problems or long-term chronic illnesses compounded by behavioral problems and a high degree of resistance to follow doctor’s orders. These problematic behaviors have proven to be responsive to cognitive behavioral therapy with a strong relapse prevention component. She currently conducts psychosexual evaluations and provides both individual and group therapy.

Sarah E. Gregg is a member of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA), the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (GATSA).

Ron Herndon, PhD

Dr. Ron Herndon, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia. Dr. Herndon received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta, Georgia in 2011. He was recognized as the Outstanding Masters Student in 2005 from the GSU Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the National Honor Society for Counseling. In 2010, he received the Chet W. Harris Scholarship Award from the Faculty of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services for leadership in counseling. He completed an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship at the Georgia Institute of Technology Counseling Center in 2011 and a post-doctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology at Emory University in 2012. Dr. Herndon provides psychological testing and consultation services with Atlanta Psychiatric Consultation Services and therapy services part-time. Previously, he worked as a psychologist with the state of Georgia and he currently works in the same capacity for the federal government. He is dedicated to providing quality therapy, teaching, psychological testing, and psychoeducational services to a wide range of adult populations.