Reading Time: 4 minutes A great perk of having an emotional support animal (ESA) is that they can fly and live in rented accommodation with you. But are emotional support animals allowed in restaurants and other public accommodations? Can ESA owners grab a bite to eat with their faithful companion animals by their side? Keep reading to find out! See if You Qualify
Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you live with an emotional disability or mental illness like anxiety, acute stress disorder, depression, or PTSD, an emotional support animal could help you to manage with the symptoms. The most important step to getting an emotional support animal is to get an ESA letter from a doctor or licensed mental health professional. Let’s
Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s a reason why dogs are called man’s best friend. Dogs are loyal and are there to pick you up when you’re down. Dogs keep you on track to reach your goals and will just be there for you as a companion.They are funny, uplifting and sometimes seem to understand us in a way no other human can. Science is continuing to prove
Reading Time: 2 minutes Cats provide the same love, compassion, and support as any other emotional support animal. Some people who aren’t “cat people” may not understand, but a cat’s love can be just as unconditional as a dog’s. As a mental health professional, I have seen numerous individuals with emotional support cats experience
Reading Time: 2 minutes What is Depression? Depression is defined as a state of low mood and apathy or aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings and overall sense of well-being. Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. For some individuals, major depression can result in severe impairments
Reading Time: 2 minutes What is anxiety? Anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone feels from time to time. Many people feel anxiety before a big test, because of work, or even just making an important life decision. Most people think anxiety is the same thing as just being afraid, but it’s not. Fear is a response to a real or perceived immediate threat.