(CNN)Sandra Oh says speedy emergence to fame with the occurrence of "Grey's Anatomy" was "traumatic" and led her question retired a bully therapist.
Oh appeared connected "Sunday Today" implicit the play with Willie Geist, wherever she spoke astir losing her privateness erstwhile she archetypal became famous. Oh, who played Dr. Cristina Yang for the archetypal 10 seasons of The ABC aesculapian drama, said it each happened truthful fast.
"To beryllium perfectly honest, it was traumatic," she said. "The crushed wherefore I'm saying that is the circumstances you request to bash your enactment is with a batch of privacy."
She continued, "So erstwhile 1 loses one's anonymity, you person to physique skills to inactive effort and beryllium real. I went from not being capable to spell out, similar hiding successful restaurants, to past being capable to negociate attention, negociate expectation, portion not losing the consciousness of self."
She was capable to header with the assistance of a therapist.
"I'm not joking. It's very, precise important," she said. "You conscionable person to enactment astatine uncovering your mode to enactment grounded. And a batch of times that's by saying no."
Oh announced her departure from the amusement successful 2013. She landed 5 Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe Award for her show connected the show.
While Season 17 of "Grey's" saw the instrumentality of Sarah Drew arsenic April Kepner, Patrick Dempsey arsenic Derek Shepherd, T.R. Knight arsenic George O'Malley, Chyler Leigh arsenic Lexie Grey, and Eric Dane arsenic Mark Sloan, Oh has not returned.