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The UCMH Founders

Amara Durham
JD, MBA, SBIRT, CCMI-I
Founder

Amara Durham

Amara Durham created a concierge case management practice which develops strategic solutions to complicated problems in response to families struggling to find trusted experts. By convening a range of preeminent providers, she improves the overall wellbeing of her clients – mentally, physically, financially, and legally. She has held leadership positions on Boards and in community organizations which share her passion to improve education and awareness about mental health and addiction issues. As an expert contributor to news outlets and written publications Amara helps families navigate the often overwhelming landscape of the behavioral healthcare industry. Partnering with Amanda to provide even more families access to care for mental health and addiction issues was a logical next step for Amara

Amara holds certificates in Case Management and Interventions (CCMI-I) in addition to Screening, Brief Interventions and Referral to treatment (SBIRT). She received her Law Degree and Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Richmond after graduating from the University of Virginia

Amanda Koplin
LPC
Founder

Amanda Koplin

Amanda Koplin, LPC is a licensed professional counselor, mental health entrepreneur, and thought leader who creates innovative solutions to fill gaps in the mental healthcare system. In 2014, she created and developed an idea for a brick and mortar mental health urgent care clinic and sold it in 2016 to create Koplin Consulting, a nationwide concierge mental health service. Amanda is passionate about preserving people’s quality of life, helping people achieve mental wellness, and creating sustainable support systems and solutions which integrate seamlessly into real life. Partnering with Amara to create UCMH was a logical next step in Amanda’s life mission for innovation.

She attended the University of Oregon where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a certificate in substance abuse counseling before proceeding to New York City where she received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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