Insiders claim Gomez hopes that dialectical behavior therapy - which aims to identify and avoid patterns of negative thinking - will help her cope with the stress surrounding her health.
The source added: "She'll seek help as soon as she needs it - and ideally, she tries to get help before she needs it, preventatively". A family member drove her to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles say the sources.
"It's very hard for Selena because she loves to work and stay busy", a source told ET. She said on September 23 she was leaving social media. Although she received the "ultimate gift" from Raisa, it wasn't enough to sustain her mental health.
Wait, back up - Selena Gomez had a meltdown?! She had the transplant past year and has been open about her health.
In the video from September 22, in which she answered questions from her fans, she said depression had consumed her life for five years. She revealed in 2015 that she had been diagnosed with lupus, an auto-immune disease.
Two weeks ago, the 26-year-old actress took to Instagram to write that she would be taking a break from social media. She said that she went to rehab to recover after receiving chemotherapy treatment for lupus. "I needed time to just be okay", Selena said. Her message referred to the hurtful impact of "negative comments".
Justin Bieber was photographed looking somber in the arms of his friends on the same day news broke that Selena Gomez suffered a reported 'mental breakdown.' See the photos of his friends comforting him after his ex's health issues.
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone took it a step further by not only posting a detailed video account of her battle with clinical depression, but also urging those suffering to speak up using the hashtag #NotAshamed.