It is no doubt that from a psychological perspective, pets have been found to uplift people’s spirits-especially those with emotional or mental disorders. The challenge however is that certain communities, workplaces and even when trying to fly with your pet, you encounter some restrictions as such tendencies are not allowed. Fortunately, people with emotional disorders can legally qualify for certified emotional support animal. Your emotional status must first be certified by a mental health professional such as a psychiatrist, psychologist or therapist before you can enjoy the rights of esa owners. So what is an esa letter? First, the letter must be drafted by a metal health medical practitioner and should be written on the professional’s letterhead that includes the license, license number, date of issuance and the licensing state. Other important details include the date of issuance of the letter to the patient. Below are the steps for qualifying for an esa letter.