Cy Hirsche started his career as a successful entrepreneur who founded multiple companies in the software industry. However, personal circumstances and a passion for helping others led him to make the life-changing career choice to become a recovery specialist. Cy is a creative, flexible and dedicated professional who brings his keen business skills, communication savvy and passion to serve in the behavioral health field.
Cy holds a bachelor’s of science degree in biology from Utah State University and is advancing his studies in addiction counseling at Utah Valley University. Prior to Plahn Group, Cy was a recovery technician at one of the world’s most reputable treatment facilities. There he firsthand encountered the difference that Plahn Group clients experience and their long-term recovery successes. Cy is in recovery himself and has a love for his work because he knows firsthand the misery of chemical dependency and the joy of recovery. He has great compassion for those struggling with addiction and truly loves to help clients find their way into recovery.
Cy volunteers and has contributed to many high schools’ annual red ribbon weeks, where he shares his recovery story with hundreds of high school students. He sits on the DARE committee in Utah where he works with youth to help them understand the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Cy has played an instrumental role in bringing hope and recovery to men and women in jail and prison, where he speaks multiple times per year to inspire hope and change.