Research has shown that having an emotional support animal provides comfort and enhance the brains happy chemical, dopamine. If you suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, or loss and find that an animal decreases those negative symptoms, an emotional support animal might be right for you. The only requirement for an ESA is that the animal improves your emotional and mental wellbeing, they do not have to be specifically trained by ADA standards. There aren’t restrictions on breeds or types of animal.
There are many different types of treatments for people with anxiety, stress, depression, PTSD, and other emotional or psychological disorders. An emotional support animal is one of those effective treatments. There have been many cases where individuals with ESA’s have been able to increase overall wellbeing and decrease or stop medication. Results, of course are different for each person, but there is great promise that an ESA can benefit you. As long as the animal provides comfort for a mental health condition, you can qualify for this special support. Legitimate ESA’s are protected under federal law. Having a proper letter, from AMR Mental Health Therapy is a way to combat fraud and ensure you are not throwing away money on fake letters. AMR Mental Health Therapy provides a thorough assessment, letter, and ongoing assistance with any other necessary documentation. Having the proper approval letter from AMR Mental Health Therapy for your animal is very important to be considered legitimate. Once you have the approval letter you no longer have to worry about having your animal with you in your home, fear moving, or traveling. You can be on your way to managing your diagnosis more effectively with an ESA by your side when you need the comfort.