OK, for one reason or another over the past 5 yrs something trigered an event that happened 40 yrs ago. I have been seeing a number of people from the VA and they have put me down with having PTSD. I haven;t been able be around alot of people. I go the store to by food later to avoid being around alot of people. The good thing is my dog has some piced up on my problem and has helped me cope. I take her with me almost every where I can. She makes me get out of bed to take out to do her thing. When I get the shakes, she calms down. I have not trained her. She has trained me to live again and for that I'm truly greatful. I don't know what I need to do to see if she qualifies as an emotional support dog. Or for that matter, do I.?
yes, she on a leash when she is out with me. and yes I got her a vest that says Service Dog. But I don't know if its legal or not.
I could, however I chose to work with a VA Licensed Clinical social worker "male" that I met and continue to work with because of the nature of the event. I'm old school and the psys were both female's. Now I love female's but I don't feel comfortable talking about this with them right now.
Thank you for your help. And it does help. Will a letter from the Soc worker do or not?
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