How do I get an ESA

The Emotional Support Dog

Is for people with emotional / mental disorders.

People who qualify to drive an Emotional Support Dog usually suffer from an emotional or mental disorder, which is not, however, noticeable to the outside world.

An ESA dog brings variety into your own life and thus also facilitates the coexistence of other people, such as family members. It gives a new meaning to life; less worries, less fears, depression, etc.

Having an ESA dog, for example, can mean that there are far fewer panic attacks, they calm the owner, they take away fears. People who are afraid of leaving their house or apartment, for example, receive significant support from the ESA dog. They calm the owner and always give the person a new focus in their life.

Here are some psychological and mental illnesses listed in which an Emotional Support Dog can provide important support:

Panic Disorder -> the dog is there to calm you down when you have a panic attack.

Postportal Depression -> can be very serious, but an ESA or Emotional Support Dog can help you go through the pain or get through this experience.

Bipolar Disorder -> A service dog can be your constant in the midst of an erratic change if you have bipolar disorder, no matter what type of activity you are doing.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder -> An ES dog can help so that you do not feel the constant need to repeat certain things, to exaggerate or to think about them (e.g. constantly washing your hands)

Impulse Control Disorders -> An ESA dog can help to be able to be more considered and mindful rather than just responding to desires, thoughts or feelings.

Phobias and Fear -> An ESA dog can help focus on the emotional support dog, can help them not worry about rational and irrational fears and sensitivities.

ESA dogs can also help with social phobia, mood swings, separation fears, suicidal thoughts, bipolar diseases, dissociative diseases, chronic pain, Asperger's autism, migraines, COPD, borderline disorder, eating disorder, sleep disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, neuronal / cardio-vascular disease, burnout Syndrome.

They are balanced, friendly creatures and have a good ability to bond
They create a neutral and positive atmosphere
They stimulate the central nervous system
Motivate to mental and physical concentration / activity
They reduce fears and stress
They increase self-esteem
They encourage social contacts
They can be perceived with all of the senses