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.


  • Online Reviews: A Challenge for Counseling Practices

    Feb 14, 2019
    Yelp, Facebook, Google, and Angie’s List are just a few places where customers and clients speak their minds; leaving reviews—both positive and negative—that can raise or crush the reputation of a business.
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  • Marketing Your Counseling Practice in 2018 (Everything We Knew Is Wrong!)

    Jan 15, 2019
    When I considered devoting this month’s blog to the topic of marketing a counseling practice, my first thought was that I’ve covered this topic before (last time in 2016) and what could really have changed between now and then? As I reviewed some of my old writings, I realized much has changed. So very much. This month, I present to you a few of the more significant changes
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  • Starting a Private Practice Isn’t for Everyone, and That’s Okay

    Jan 03, 2019
    Recently, I met with a friend who was having trouble with his boss and was considering quitting his job to start a company of his own. After a long day of talking, we came to a firm decision: starting a business isn’t for him. Not because he’s unable, but because he would hate it.
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  • 11 Steps to Grow your Counseling Practice in the New Year

    Dec 10, 2018
    Maybe it’s New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe it’s “Blue Monday” (January 23rd) the day by which we’ve all broken our resolutions. Maybe it’s a post-holiday emotional hangover. Maybe it’s just that the days are depressingly short, and dark, and very cold. Maybe it’s a combination of all these things that makes it so that, for many counseling practices, the first 3 months of the new year are the busiest!
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  • How Much Money Can A Counselor in Private Practice Make?

    Nov 26, 2018
    Greetings readers, it’s been 7 years since I first wrote on this issue, and to date it remains still one of the most asked about topics. This month I present to you a re-visitation, and update!
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