Excerpt: “Pals are right to worry, say experts. “With depression and anxiety, it’s going to take longer [than a few weeks of treatment],” explains LA-based psychologist Yvonne Thomas, who specializes in depression and self-esteem issues and hasn’t treated the singer. “The bare minimum is 30 days, because you want to ingrain the changes so you can keep them up when you leave. You don’t want to be caught in this revolving door where you go in and out of programs because you never stay long enough.”

Her lack of a strong support system could also be a problem. Though Justin, 23, has been encouraging Selena — who had a kidney transplant last summer amid her battle with the autoimmune disease lupus — to slow down and focus on herself, the relationship is still potentially toxic. He’s broken her heart so many times in the past, “Selena is still trying to overcome her trust issues,” says the source. “She’s haunted by the way he once treated her.”

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One of Dr. Yvonne Thomas specialties includes anxiety therapy in Los Angeles. To read the full article “Friends fear for Selena Gomez’s mental health after another rehab stint (EXCLUSIVE)” visit lifeandstylemag.com