Who We Are

Brightside Family Services is an Intensive In-Community provider with the Division of Children’s System of Care (CSOC). Services are provided to youth with behavioral health needs and are designed to help maintain children in the least restrictive setting and to preserve their home environment.

When crisis hits an individual, selecting a counseling team that is prepared, reliable, and easy to access is the most important step in mental health management. Brightside Family Services is the choice. From a diverse selection of counselors trained in all aspects of care to innovative administrative procedures, our dedication to our field is unmatched.

Our Resources

Brightside Family Services has developed a breakthrough resource portal for our IICs to access support materials in order to provide quick and current treatment plans, assessment tools, and the DSM-5 for our the families and individuals in our care. We understand that today’s youth live in a changing environment that is vastly different from just a few years ago. We have equipped our practice to be in the forefront of these changes.

About the Owner:  Michael Loupis


Michael is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Alcohol Drug Counselor (LCADC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). He has worked in the mental health field for over nine years with prior experience in residential, intensive outpatient programs, private practice and in-home therapy. Michael also works in a New Jersey public high school as a Student Assistance Counselor (SAC) and Anti-Bullying Specialist. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at Kean University teaching practicum and internship courses to graduate level counselor education students.

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