Project Description

PITTSBURGH, July 13, 2018 – Fairhaven Treatment Center, a premier provider of treatment services for women struggling with eating disorders (ED), was recently acquired by Refresh Mental Health. Fairhaven offers a full continuum of care, from residential to outpatient services, to adult and adolescent women with eating disorders. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Fairhaven is the only provider of its kind in the Mid-South. Co-founder Dr. Teri McCann, PhD, CEDS, has been working with individuals with ED for over thirty years and has brought her passion, expertise and vision to Fairhaven and looks forward to working with Refresh to create greater access to this specialized care.

The Braff Group originated the transaction and served as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions advisor to Fairhaven Treatment Center.

“We are very excited about welcoming Fairhaven into the Refresh Mental Health group of companies. Fairhaven has separated itself as the preeminent eating disorder treatment center in the mid-south and beyond,” commented Steve Gold, CEO.

“Fairhaven and Refresh complement each other very nicely,” commented Ted Jordan, The Braff Group Managing Director for Behavioral Health whom headed up the deal team representing Fairhaven. “After a process that generated wide-ranging interest, we are confident Fairhaven has selected the best partner to further their mission of treating individuals with eating disorders.”

About The Braff Group

The Braff Group is the leading health care services mergers and acquisitions advisory firm with a team of industry professionals focused exclusively on behavioral health care, including substance use disorder, mental health, autism services, I/DD, telepsychiatry, and acquired brain injury.

Celebrating our 20-year anniversary, The Braff Group has completed more than 310 transactions. According to Thomson Reuters, The Braff Group has repeatedly been ranked as the #1 health care mergers and acquisitions advisory firm.

Fairhaven Treatment Center offers a full continuum of care to treat individuals with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorders, and Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders. The Braff Group provided exclusive merger and acquisition advisory services to the Tennessee-based company.


Ted Jordan, MBA

Managing Director

Phone: 888-290-7080

Nancy Weisling, BS

Managing Director

Phone: 888-290-7237