Bet-El Counseling Services was founded in 2007 by Elsa Vazquez with the focusing on ensuring quality mental health care
for all individuals with a primary focus on the Hispanic community.
Born in Castillo, Dominican Republic, Elsa eventually relocated to Allentown in 1979. Elsa graduated from Lehigh
University in 1997 with a master’s degree in education. She worked as a social
worker over 20 years before venturing out on her own.
She spent her professional life attempting to advance the health, education, and welfare of
the community. Now with 3 locations in the Lehigh Valley, Elsa’s legacy
continues as Bet-El is one of the leading providers of mental health services.