Experts believe the psychological fallout from the event will likely hit a lot of people, from first responders, doctors, nurses, to the victims who were hurt, or witnessed the event. Experts say those in attendance have a good chance of dealing with some sort of post-traumatic stress disorder.
“This happens,” said Dr. Melissa Estavillo, who treats a number of disorders, including PTSD. “This is a natural response to serious stressors that just gets a bit overboard or bigger, so saying yes, is there going to be a large percentage of the 22,000? Absolutely.”
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Dr. Melissa Estavillo is a Licensed Psychologist and founder of Biltmore Psychology and Counseling. With over 7 years of experience, she specializes in both individual and couples therapy in Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques stemming from Emotionally Focused Theory, Psychodynamic Theory and Other Evidence Based Practices to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.