These animals provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and can even help with anxiety and phobias,” explained Morton. While speaking to Insider in April 2021, Dr. Aubrey H. Fine, EdD explained that an ESA could be right for you if you find cuddling a canine companion calming during anxiety or panic attacks. 25 янв. 2022 г.
What is the point of an emotional support dog?
An emotional support animal is an animal companion that offers some type of benefit to an individual with some form of disability. The animal is intended to provide companionship and support that will help alleviate at least one aspect of the disability.
Should I get an ESA?
If you have a mental health disability — such as severe depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, ADHD, or other psychological disorder — you may qualify for an emotional support animal. It is well documented that support animals provide a therapeutic benefit to their owners through comfort and companionship.