Cecil Hedrich, PCSW moved across the country to work at Project Help, Inc. because he believes in the mission of the organization and its focus of serving all victims of violent crime and sudden loss survivors. He currently holds a Provisional Clinical Social Worker license in the State of Florida and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker License in the State of Utah. He earned his Master’s in Social Work from the University of Utah.
Cecil has over 8 years combined professional experience working in the fields of mental health and crisis intervention. He has worked as lead counselor at a domestic violence agency, a child advocacy center director, and recently was a drug and alcohol therapist for an adolescent residential treatment center. Cecil is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy by the Linehan Institute, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing through the EMDR institute, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Cecil is a Florida Designated Victim Services Practitioner, and is completing certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. His approach to counseling and advocacy work is one of treating the client with dignity and respect and finding ways for them to approach the lives they want to live even as they experience the after effects of trauma.