Justin Bieber is seeing a therapist for anxiety and depression

Bettering himself. Justin Bieber is “going to several doctors” to help with personal struggles, a source confirms to Us Weekly.

“He’s not in rehab,” the insider clarifies of the “Sorry” crooner, 24. “He sees a therapist, but he’s not in a special center or anything. He doesn’t want to be dependent on medication. He struggles with ups and downs, anxiety, depression and uncertainty about the future.”

Bieber recently spoke candidly about his personal struggles during a joint interview with his wife, Hailey Baldwin, for Vogue’s March cover story.

“I got really depressed on tour,” the “Love Yourself” singer recalled of canceling the last 14 shows of his 2017 Purpose tour. “I haven’t talked about this, and I’m still processing so much stuff that I haven’t talked about. I was lonely. I needed some time.”

Bieber went on to note that after the drama that came with his once-bad behavior, it has not been easy for him to let people in — not even the 21-year-old model, whom he wed in September 2018.

“It’s been so hard for me to trust people,” he explained. “I’ve struggled with the feeling that people are using me or aren’t really there for me … One of the big things for me is trusting myself. I’ve made some bad decisions personally, and in relationships. Those mistakes have affected my confidence in my judgment. It’s been difficult for me even to trust Hailey. We’ve been working through stuff. And it’s great, right?”

Amid the difficult times in his life, Bieber revealed he turned to Xanax because he “was so ashamed” of some of his mistakes. “Drugs put a screen between me and what I was doing. It got pretty dark,” he told the magazine. “I think there were times when my security was coming in late at night to check my pulse and see if I was still breathing.”

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CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber speaks to Wesley Bryan of the United States during a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber speaks to Wesley Bryan and Kevin Na of the United States during a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber looks on with Bubba Watson of the United States during a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber attends a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber attends a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 08: Musician Justin Bieber attends a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Justin Bieber seen walking in SoHo on May 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - MAY 10: Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber performs for his purpose tour at D.Y. Patil Stadium, Nerul, on May 10, 2017 in Mumbai, India. Justin Bieber, a 23-year-old singer, was in India as part of the Asia leg of his Purpose World Tour. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MARCH 29: - Canadian singer Justin Bieber's performs on stage at Apoteose Sapucai Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 29, 2017. More than 30 thousand people attended the show. (Photo by FABIO TEIXEIRA/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MARCH 29: - Canadian singer Justin Bieber's performs on stage at Apoteose Sapucai Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 29, 2017. More than 30 thousand people attended the show. (Photo by FABIO TEIXEIRA/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MARCH 15, 2017: SYDNEY, NSW - (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) Singer Justin Bieber gets off the plane at Sydney Airport, ahead of his concert, in Sydney, New South Wales. (Photo by Adam Taylor/Newspix/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Justin Bieber is seen on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 10: songwriter Poo Bear, singer-songwriter Justin Beiber, and Ashley Boyd pose for portrait at Poo Bear GRAMMY Party at Serafina Sunset on February 10, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 28: Entertainer Justin Bieber (6) on the ice during a Celebrity Shootout hockey game played before the All-Star Skills Competition held on January 28, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 28: Entertainer Justin Bieber (6) on the ice with his celebrity teammates after a Celebrity Shootout hockey game played before the All-Star Skills Competition held on January 28, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: Justin Bieber is seen in a store on December 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Michael King/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Justin Bieber performs onstage during Z100's Jingle Ball 2016 at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeart)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: Justin Bieber performs during the 2016 Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 03: Justin Bieber performs at the NOW 99.7 Triple Ho Show 7.0 at SAP Center on December 3, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 02: Singer Justin Bieber performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2016 presented by Capital One at Staples Center on December 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Justin Bieber at Tape night club on November 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Milan/GC Images)
LISBON, POTRUGAL - NOVEMBER 26: Justin Bieber performs during his concert at the MEO Arena in Lisbon, Portugal on November 26, 2016. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BOLOGNA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 19: Justin Bieber performs the concert of his 'The Purpose Tour' at Unipol Arena on November 19, 2016 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Roberto Serra - Iguana Press/Redferns)
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Bieber also spoke about the “informal detox” he completed in 2014, admitting he hasn’t touched a drug since. The Drop the Mic cohost, for her part, dished on how her husband’s behavior continually had her worried.

“I grieved very intensely over the whole situation,” Baldwin recalled of the dark times. “I just wanted him to be happy and be good and be safe and feel joy. But I’m really proud of him. To do it without a program, and to stick with it without a sober coach or AA or classes—I think it’s extraordinary. He is, in ways, a walking miracle.”

One month after Bieber and Baldwin quietly tied the knot in a New York City courthouse, the singer appeared visibly upset as he was spotted in a car with his new wife.

“Justin has become a recluse and a changed person. He has no interest in being a celebrity and an artist,” an insider close to the Grammy winner told Us at the time. “He has withdrawn again, much like he did a couple years ago. He started recording music, but just stopped.”

The source added that Bieber “has a lot of stuff going on his head” and though “he has so much going for him,” he “doesn’t feel whole.”

Us Weekly has reached out to Bieber’s rep for comment.

With reporting by Brody Brown

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Justin Bieber (L) and Hailey Bieber out and about on February 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on October 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG005/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 16: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on October 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG005/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber are seen on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 04: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber are seen on October 04, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen with a very public embrace during a walk in London's Hyde Park on September 17, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mark R. Milan/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen with a very public embrace during a walk in London's Hyde Park on September 17, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mark R. Milan/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 17: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen at St James park on September 17, 2018 in London, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Eagle Lee / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read PALACE LEE / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin go to Starbucks on September 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin go to Starbucks on September 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Brooklyn on September 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Brooklyn on September 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on the street attending John Elliott during New York Fashion Week SS19 on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on August 30, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 13: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen walking on August 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen out and about in Manhattan on August 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber visit Cutler hair salon in SoHo on August 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Hailey Baldwin helps Justin Bieber with his haircut at Cutler Salon on August 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen at the London Eye on September 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Ricky Vigil M/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Brooklyn on September 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Manhattan on September 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Brooklyn on September 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber seen on the streets of Midtown Manhattan on August 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin visit Frankel's Delicatessen in Brooklyn on July 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber seen on the streets of Midtown Manhattan on August 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin (L) visit Frankel's Delicatessen in Brooklyn on July 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Justin Bieber (L) and Hailey Baldwin are seen arriving at the Hillsong Church in Midtown on July 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Justin Bieber (L) and Hailey Baldwin are seen arriving at the Hillsong Church in Midtown on July 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Justin Bieber (L) and Hailey Baldwin are seen arriving at the Hillsong Church in Midtown on July 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin seen on the streets of Brooklyn on September 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber seen on the streets of Manhattan on July 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 12: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen heading to dinner in Dumbo on July 12, 2018 in New York, New York. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 12: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen in Brooklyn on July 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber are seen in Los Angeles on April 23, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 05: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin out and about in Dumbo on July 5, 2018. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK - JULY 05: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on July 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 05: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin out and about in Dumbo on July 5, 2018. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 07: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on October 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by JMA/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 07: Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seen on October 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by JMA/Star Max/GC Images)
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