Christina RicciChristina Ricci is reportedly studying to become a certified counsellor to help teenage girls deal with self-esteem and eating disorder issues.

A source told Star magazine that the Speed Racer has taken a series of online classes to learn skills and techniques to help guide others: “Christina went through hell and back growing up.

“For years she struggled with her self-esteem, so she knows how hard it is for young girls.

“[She hopes] to learn how she can help them get better without having to go through all the pain she did as a child.”