Askesis Continues to Grow its Presence in Washington

Askesis Development Group — a leading provider of state-of-the-art software solutions for service delivery and business management excellence in health and human services organizations — is proud to announce Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Center has selected its PsychConsult® Provider SaaS. Lake Whatcom chose Askesis’ flagship product, PsychConsult Provider SaaS, to support its residential care and community-based outpatient mental health programs and treatment. By using PsychConsult Provider SaaS, Lake Whatcom will have the business management and physician workflow tools it needs to support the sustainable operations and evolution of their organization.

“We were looking for a single system to meet all our needs and integrate all our information,” said Mike Watson, clinical director at LWC. “Askesis is a very stable company with a strong understanding of the Washington state specific requirements its clients must comply with and the clinical and technical needs of behavioral health organizations.”

Lake Whatcom, founded in 1968, provides residential and community outpatient mental health services for adults in Washington state. Its services include home- and community-based intensive outpatient programs, employment services, community case management, and independent living services. Lake Whatcom provides services to an average of 380 individuals each month. All of these services and the number of additional services provided by Lake Whatcom support its goal to facilitate individuals to achieve and maintain an optimal level of independence, health, and fulfillment.

About Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Center

Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Center is a not-for-profit organization that provides a number of residential and outpatient mental health services to adults in Whatcom and the surrounding counties in the state of Washington. It operates a 24-hour supervised living program and six apartment complexes for its independent living program. Lake Whatcom provides community case management, medical and, employment services, as well as home- and community-based intensive outpatient services and protective payee services. For more information on Lake Whatcom, please visit their website at