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Schafer Consulting is a behavioral health consultant firm. Established in 1993, we work nationally with hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, residential treatment centers, psychiatric inpatient and outpatient service lines. Areas of expertise include: operations, compliance, interim and turnaround management, feasibility studies, market assessments, financial improvement, and strategic planning.  Please contact a Senior Partner in confidence.

Psychiatric Hospital Operations Assessments Our behavioral health consultants complete Operations Assessments that improve operations for hospital behavioral health service lines.  Learn More
Hospital Turnaround Management SpecialistsOur Senior Partners directly provide hands on Interim and Turnaround management for hospital behavioral health services that improve operations, profit, and compliance.  Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Financial Improvement ConsultantsOur behavioral health consultant team analyzes and lead changes that improve financial improvement and stability.  Learn More

Psychiatric Hospital Feasibility StudiesOur behavioral health feasibility study projects psychiatric and/or drug treatment bed demand, assess the market, include a financial pro forma, review regulations, and address organizational capabilities. Our feasibility studies inform clear business decisions and follow CON application requirements. Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Strategic Planning Consultants The benefits of strong and accurate Strategic Planning include financial sustainability, improved behavioral health care service delivery and care coordination, clinical best practice, strong market position, and success in the post Affordable Care Act environment.  Learn More
Behavioral Health Integration ConsultantsOur behavioral health consultant team develops integration programs that reduce costs without compromising treatment quality. We work with hospitals and health care systems to plan, develop, and manage comprehensive integrated mental health and primary care services. Learn More

Behavioral Health Accreditation and Compliance ConsultantsThe Schafer Consulting behavioral health consultant accreditation and compliance team has helped every behavioral health program seeking The Joint Commission or CARF accreditation obtain full accreditation on the first try. Always be ready for an accreditation visit and in full regulatory compliance with state licensing and CMS. Learn More
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Center Management ConsultantsWe have national experience as a behavioral health consultant firm in all aspects of psychiatric and residential drug treatment facilities, from planing through start up. Learn More
Emergency Department Mental Health Consultants Manage psychiatric boarding in your hospital emergency department utilizing tested methodologies to improve emergency room throughput of psychiatric patients and enhance their clinical care. Results: better standard of care, reduced wait times for patients, and improvement in the patient’s treatment experience. Learn More


Questions? We provide a unique focus on behavioral healthcare based on 20+ years of experience as behavioral health consultants assisting hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and psychiatric residential treatment centers. Prior to this our Senior Partners planned, developed, owned, and managed psychiatric hospitals throughout the United States.

We look forward to speaking with you in confidence about your specific needs. Please contact us