Sophie Turner hopes she can help to change attitudes towards depression and anxiety.
The 23-year-old actress – who is married to pop star Joe Jonas – has previously admitted to attending therapy sessions for anxiety and depression, and Sophie is hoping she can encourage people to adopt a more open-minded attitude towards the issues.
The British actress told PorterEdit magazine: “My parents are still like, ‘Why do you go to therapy?’ and I’m like, ‘Because I’m depressed, remember?’
“It’s a very British thing – that idea you should just get on with it, ‘chin up.’ Therapy is seen as a bit self-indulgent, a bit soft. But therapy and medication have helped me immeasurably.”
Sophie thinks it’s important to talk more openly and honestly about mental