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How To Get An ESA Letter In New York Online

Getting an ESA letter in New York requires you to connect with a licensed mental health professional who can evaluate whether or not you meet the criteria for an ESA.

Thankfully connecting with a licensed mental health professional has never been easier. We've interviewed hosts of clinicians to find the ones with the most extensive mental health evaluation experience as well as a passion and expertise for support & service animals.

When you use our service will match you to the right clinician who is licensed in New York and has the experience to meet your needs.

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Our fast and simple process:

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3-minute assessment

Answer a few questions about your ESA needs

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We'll match you to a professional in your state

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We'll help with any extra forms you need signed and our therapists are available to talk to your landlord anytime.

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Emotional Support Animals In New York

To get an emotional support animal in New York City you need to have a mental or emotional disability.

Additionally, your pet needs to help alleviate symptoms of that mental or emotional disability in some way.

Thankfully, the Big Apple understands how hard it can be for people who suffer from mental or emotional disabilities to cope in their day to day. As a result, NYC supports and endorses emotional support animals as part of someones ongoing mental health treatment.

The policies and regulations enacted by the state are friendly towards ESAs and we'll cover them more in depth below.

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ESA Laws In New York

Emotional support animal laws in New York City follow the precedent set at the federal level. As a result, there is not much variation between the guidance we see at the federal level vs. the state level.

Below we'll dive into the specific of how each law applies to New York City residents and their emotional support animals as well as how it might differ from the federal regulations set forth regarding ESAs.

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How Do You Qualify For An ESA In New York?

Getting an emotional support animal in New York means you need to connect with a licensed mental health professional who can evalute your need for an ESA.

The easiest and best way to qualify is to find a clinician that has extensive experience with mental health evaluations as well as expertise with emotional support animals in particular and schedule a consultation.

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Why Pettable?

1. We Guarantee Our Letters Will Work For You
We believe you should not have to worry about your letter working or not. That's why at Pettable we offer a satisfaction guarantee - meaning your letter works or you get your money back.

2. World Class Mental Health Professionals
We have built a team of world class mental health professionals who can write you a PSD Letter prescription guaranteed to work anywhere you go.

3. Unparalleled Customer Support
We know getting your animal approved to travel or live with you can be stressful, which is why we invest so much in our team of dedicated support specialists to make sure you are always taken care of and have the support you need!

4. Licensed in all 50 states
Our network of mental health professionals is deep and spans across the entire country. Additionally, we have a deep team of mental health professionals to make sure we can meet any timeline.

5. Best In Class Legal Support
We are here to make sure your housing and travel needs are taken care of so you don't worry. Our legal team is dedicated to having your back should you need it!
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6. Human Connection & Legitimate Evaluations
In order for your letter to work you need to have a live consultation with a mental health professional. At Pettable we make sure our clinicians adhered to HUD standards and conduct consultations over the phone to get to know you and your mental health situation well.

Why Pettable Is The Best Online ESA Provider?

Pettable is the best provider because we're committed to making sure the process works for you. That means working with the best and most experience mental health professionals in the psychiatric service dog letter space, as well as providing a guarantee that your letter will work for you. We back all of this up with outstanding customer support, a renowned legal team, and a commitment to making sure you have an increidble experience.

We broke down the different services offered by every ESA service. And we looked for unbiased reviews from 3rd party sites.

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Verified Reviews: 4.8/5
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Google: 4.4/5
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Trust Pilot: 4.7/5
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Facebook: 4.6/5
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What our pet parents are saying

Verified customers. Real reviews.
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I had an incredible experience with Pettable. I had just moved and was looking for a new therapist, but knew an ESA would really help me with the transition, so I came to Pettable to get documentation so I didn’t have to wait months to get approval from my landlord to bring a pet home. The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey. Now I am raising a puppy and never been happier and healthier! I can’t recommend Pettable enough! 
“The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey.
Maddee W. Dog parent
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My pup provides relief in stressful situations, particularly when I'm away on necessary travel. Pettable was an amazing resource, connecting me with a therapist who listened to my situation and provided advice above and beyond. I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience. Grateful for this service!"
“I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience.
Austin K. Dog parent
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5.0
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You were very attentive and I’m very satisfied with the provider I was assigned with, thank you again for helping relieve the stress of not being able to take my furry baby to our new home."
“Thank you again for helping relieve the stress.
Lauren M. Cat parent
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Meet our Selected Therapists

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Bolutife "Bolu", LCSW-S, MPA

Licensed Therapist
Equipped with over 13 years, Bolu has worked with various populations (adolescents, couples, families, and adults), but finds passion in working with the BIPOC community suffering from trauma.

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19 Reviews

Shaunae, M.S., LPC

Licensed Therapist
I have worked in the mental health field for 10 years with experience across diverse populations and communities. I’m dedicated to ensuring the best care possible.

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32 Reviews

Michael, LPC, LCDC

Licensed Therapist
I graduated from UT Dallas with my BA in Psychology, University of the Southwest with my MS in counseling, and California Southern University with my PsyD in Psychology, but have been an LPC and LCDC since 2011.

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Jasmine, LCMHC

Licensed Therapist
I graduated with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. I completed my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Since graduating, I have been working in private practice.

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29 Reviews

Rhiana, MA, LPC, LAC

Licensed Professional Counselor
I primarily work with people experiencing homelessness. I began doing emotional support evaluations to increase housing access to all.

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Rebecca, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker
I have a BA in Psychology and completed my Masters in Social Work. I've spent my career as a clinical social worker, providing behavioral health support to patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Emotional Support Animal Overview
What is an emotional support animal?
What’s the difference between an ESA and a service animal?
What’s the difference between an ESA and psychiatric service animal? 
Can a landlord deny an emotional support animal in New York?
How do I get my dog certified as an emotional support animal in New York?
What makes Pettable’s PSD Letters legitimate?
Does anxiety qualify for an emotional support animal in New York?
How many emotional support animals can I have in New York?

Life feels so much better with an emotional support animal.

At Pettable, we understand at a personal level the positive impact an animal can have on your life.

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