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GMA's Ginger Zee wins support after revealing she hit 'rock bottom' in health confession

The TV star is raising awareness for Mental Health Awareness month

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
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Ginger Zee won huge support from her fans after she opened up about hitting "rock bottom" in a candid confession about her mental health.

The Good Morning America star took to Instagram on Sunday in honour of Mental Health Awareness month to share a video about the importance of finding the right therapist.

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Speaking about why a "yes" therapist is a "no-no", Ginger said in part: "Just like relationships, I think every therapist you need to find someone that is your fit.

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"I would consistently lie. I was lying to my therapist, which was a problem in the first place, but had they been attentive and not just saying 'yes'… I just think they need to be invested in it.

"For me, I needed someone who was a little colder, a little more medical and calculated and I think that's the therapist I have now."

Captioning the clip, Ginger explained: "Finding the right therapist took me going to the hospital, absolute rock bottom. There I was able to be properly diagnosed and given treatment that was most useful for me.

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Ginger stressed the importance of finding the right therapist 

"For me, I needed a therapist who was going to push me to learn and use the tools I now have to regulate my emotions. It’s #mentalhealthawareness month and I am so ready to bring you some of the tools I’ve learned because I know how fortunate I am to have had the support and financial ability to access them.

"We all deserve mental health, stability & joy. Let’s put as much effort into our mental health as we do our physical health."

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Ginger lives in New York with her husband and two children

Ginger's followers rallied around her, thanking her for being so candid about her mental health struggles, with one commenting: "I so admire your tenacity and openness. You are a role model for all of us."

A second said: "I so admire EVERYTHING about you Ginger!!! Thank you for sharing!!! Your message here is inspiring. You are always a ray of sunshine!!! Many blessings your way!!"

While a third added: "You are incredible and this is so important."

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