Joey King started therapy so she can be the best version of herself

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Joey King attends the 25th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 12, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)
Joey King attends the 25th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 12, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Critics Choice Association)

The ‘Kissing Booth’ actress is trying to be “the best version” of herself that she can be and has started that journey by enrolling in regular therapy sessions to talk through her mental health with a professional.

“I have done a lot of work for myself this year. I started therapy this year, which is something I have never done before. I started it to be the best version of myself that I am trying to be,” she said, speaking to Flaunt magazine.

Joey admitted it can be "tough" to monitor her image in the spotlight because she has "no control" over what other people think of her and now holds back the amount of information she freely shares online.

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"Being an actor is so tough because you have this image of who you are and what kind of image, in reality, you have no control of what people think of you. I started to see the downside of people having so much information about you or to your personality or personal information," she said.

And the actress has learned not to put “too much pressure” on herself to be perfect, as she says she’s working on bettering herself from the inside out.

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“I try not put too much pressure on myself because I always feel like I have, so being able to be like, ‘Hey, it’s okay that you're anxious, or ‘It’s okay you're overwhelmed and only answer one email,’ I don’t think I am the most patient person. I think that is something I have to work on,” she added.

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