Anthony Centore

Anthony Centore, Ph.D., is private practice consultant for the ACA, founder of Thriveworks Counseling (with locations in 9 states), and author of the book, How to Thrive in Counseling Private Practice. Anthony is a licensed counselor in Massachusetts and Virginia. Find him on Twitter at @anthonycentore or @Thriveworks.


  • How to Shut Up and Do Your Work

    Apr 29, 2015
    My phone dings, whirs, beeps, buzzes. I don’t even know which app is signaling to me at any given time; but it’s constant. I mute them, but they turn themselves back on. At my business, there’s always a crisis, always a critic and always something vying for my attention.
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  • Time Flies: Is Your Practice on Track to Reach its 2015 Goals?

    Apr 20, 2015
    It’s hard to believe that we’re already a quarter of the way through the year. It’s time to pause, take a step back and review your progress. Ask yourself, “Has the first quarter of 2015 gone the way I expected? Is my practice keeping pace with the goals I set for the year?”
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  • Warning: Your Employees are Quitting! Are you Ready?

    Apr 07, 2015
    If you’re like many entrepreneurs, when you start your practice you’re doing just about every job: You’re the counselor, manager, bookkeeper, interior decorator and janitor. In short, you do anything and everything your business requires.
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  • Five beginner tips (and five pro tips) for counseling websites

    Mar 31, 2015
    Giving website tips is tricky. While some counselors are overwhelmed by the thought of managing a website, others are quite savvy. Still, I wanted to share some thoughts because, in general, counseling websites tend to be a little soft when compared to other small business industries, like private practice attorneys, yoga studios and realtors — to name a few.
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  • Counselors’ top 10 marketing mistakes

    Mar 18, 2015
    We all make mistakes. Below are the top 10 marketing mistakes that are commonly made by mental health professionals.
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