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Schafer Consulting is a behavioral health management firm. We start, operate, assess, and turnaround behavioral health care operations using real world business solutions. Uniquely focused on behavioral health care since 1993, our clients include hospitals, health care systems, academic medical centers, psychiatric service lines, residential treatment centers and community mental health agencies. We look forward to speaking with you about your specific needs. Call or contact us in confidence.

Psychiatric Hospital Operations Assessments Our customized Operations Assessments improve behavioral health operations for hospitals, psychiatric service lines, residential treatment centers and community mental health agencies.  Learn More
Hospital Turnaround Management Specialists Turnaround management and interim management solutions for financially under-performing hospital and community based behavioral health services are our specialty.  Learn More
Psychiatric Hospital Financial Improvement ConsultantsThe Schafer Consulting financial team leads your behavioral health program to financial improvement and stability using a two-step process: 1) Assess the current financial strengths and weaknesses, and 2) Develop a fully customized MAP (Management Action Plan).  Learn More

Psychiatric Hospital Feasibility Studies Suitable and necessary for successful facility development or expansion, our behavioral health feasibility studies examine the external market and internal capabilities. Our feasibility studies are applicable for CON applications and funding proposals. 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 Consultants The Schafer Consulting Behavioral Health Integration team develops integration programs that reduce costs without compromising treatment quality. We work with hospitals 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 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 ConsultantsOur residential treatment center (RTC) management consulting team assists RTCs’ providing behavioral health and developmental disabilities services to children and adolescents with their special challenges and has been doing so since 1993. 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 leadership planned, developed, owned, and managed psychiatric hospitals throughout the United States.

We look forward to speaking with you in confidence about your specific needs. Call (724) 213-0200 today, or contact us, in confidence.