Health Provider

Brightside Family Services (Michael Loupis Counseling LLC)

(973) 315-4626

Brightside Family Services (Michael Loupis Counseling LLC)

Agency COVID Status:

  • 71% of our clinicians who service Bergen County (12 out of 17) are going in-home
    • 29% are strictly telehealth (5 out of 17) at this time.
  • Of the 17 clinicians serving Bergen County:
    • 14 are fully vaccinated (82%)
    • 1 is partially vaccinated (2nd shot is in June) (6%)
    • 2 are not vaccinated (12%)
  • Our agency has not mandated vaccinations but they are strongly encouraged.

Brightside Family Services (in Cyber as Michael Loupis Counseling LLC) is an Intensive In-Community Services 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 diverse counseling team that is prepared, reliable, and easy to access is the most important step in mental health management.   The Brightside team uses  a family systems approach.

General Service Categories:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Training
  • BPS Strengths and Needs Assessment
  • Substance Abuse Evaluation

Outpatient Services: We accept a limited number of outpatient clients; generally for those families whose Children’s System of Care authorizations have exhausted and are seeking continued counseling services.

Identity Issues:

  • Immigration + Acculturation Challenges
  • Adoption
  • Foster Care

Developmental Needs:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Communication Disorders
  • Special Needs
  • Learning Disabilities

Mental Health:

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Depression (Major Clinical)
  • Depression (General)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD)
  • Schizophrenia


  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Anger Management
  • General Attachment Disorder
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)

Life Hardships:

  • Stress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Grief/Loss
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Academic/Grades
  • Truancy
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Post-School Transition

Self-Injurious Behavior:

  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Substance Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Cutting

Family Conflict:

  • Divorce
  • Parent-Child Conflict
  • Sibling Conflict
  • Parent Conflict
  • General Family Dynamics
  • Domestic Abuse/Assault/Violence
  • Child Abuse/Neglect


  • Sexual Abuse
  • Runaway
  • Homelessness
  • Gang Prevention
  • Emergency Preparedness

Peer Conflict:

  • Bullying
  • Harassment
  • School Conflict


  • Sexual Offending

Modalities Utilized:

About The Owner (Michael Loupis Counseling LLC)
Michael is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Alcohol Drug Counselor (LCADC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and National Certified Counselor (NCC). He has worked in the mental health field for over seven 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 Drug & Alcohol courses to graduate-level counselor education students.

Michael takes a family systems approach and works with his counselors to do the same. Our dedicated team of clinicians is committed to recognizing diversity in all of its forms and working with all families in ways that are sensitive to their specific needs.

*In CYBER as Michael Loupis Counseling LLC*

Current Active MOU
  • Bergen CMO
  • Camden County Partnership for Children
  • Caring Partners of Morris & Sussex
  • Families and Community Together (Union)
  • Partnership for Children of Essex
  • Tri-County CMO
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Community Services
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Crisis / Safety
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Treatment Services
In-Community Services
Outpatient Services
Treatment Settings
  • Home
  • In Community
  • Telehealth
Payment Options
  • Private / Commercial Insurance
  • Self Pay
  • Sliding Scale / Payment Plans
  • System of Care (CSOCI Medicaid / FlexFunds)
Language Spoken
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Creole
  • Spanish
Areas Served
  • Bergen County
  • Essex County
  • Hunterdon County
  • Middlesex County
  • Morris County
  • Passaic County
  • Somerset County
  • Sussex County
  • Union County
  • Warren County

Last Updated: 10/19/21