Beginning in October 2000, Rachal worked for the Valley Child Guidance Clinic in Lancaster, California, a non-profit organization helping low-income children and families. Rachal specialized in working with children ages birth to five years, in addition to working with teenagers and running a group for teenage girls.
In February of 2005, Rachal began private practice work with Snider & Associates, where she treats children, adults, and couples. Current training includes Eye Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing (EMDR), Level Two. EMDR is a highly respected and widely used treatment for trauma, both recent and past. Rachal also specializes in play therapy and the treatment of children under the age of five.