I am a master's student in Physics and currently working on my thesis work and I am having a hard time grasping some mathematical concepts needed. Most of my friends are working on simulation work, and they all are allotted Ph.D. mentors, which helps them in several ways since profs aren't always available and take time to respond to emails. But since I am doing reading for my theoretical work, should I ask my guide to allot me one as well? I don't know if I can have one in such work.
I think it will help me to understand mathematical tools and to think from different perspectives. I do have weekly meetings with my professor, for doubts and discussions. Please let me know.