Claire, a stay-at-home mom with four small children, says even though her engineer husband, Chris, provides a comfortable lifestyle financially, she cannot control the urge to shoplift once she enters a store.
Claire says she loves the thrill of taking merchandise so much, she continues to risk going to jail or having her children taken away because of her actions. Chris says he fears letting Claire hit rock bottom because she’s the mother of their children. And, meet another stay-at-home mom, Jeanine, who says she rarely lets her children leave home due to her fear of germs and getting sick. Dr. Travis Stork, host of The Doctors, advises Jeanine on the benefits of allowing “good bacteria” into your life in order to boost one’s immune system for healthier living, based on his recent book, The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life.Read More
Keirsten claims her boyfriend, Mike, has slammed her face into the car radio and repeatedly hit her in the head, giving her several black eyes and a bloody lip.
Even though Mike has been arrested twice for domestic battery, Keirsten says she refused to press charges because she loves Mike and he is a great father to her children. Mike admits he has hit Keirsten but says she is the one with the anger issues and has come at him in an aggressive manner, and he is often afraid and in defense mode. Keirsten’s parents, Renee and Paul, say they want their daughter to leave Mike before he kills her.Read More
Bobby says he wants nothing more than to peacefully co-parent with his ex-wife, Andrea, but he claims she’s a liar, a thief, and a sex-addict who exposes their 6-year-old son, Kayden, to her lifestyle.
He says not only is her bedroom a revolving door of men, she’s allowing her new boyfriend, Jordan, to meddle in his relationship with his son. Andrea, on the other hand, denies Bobby’s allegations and says Bobby is obsessed with ruining her life. She claims rather than focusing on co-parenting, Bobby harasses her, has slashed her tires, and sends photos she took with other men that he found in her iCloud to her boyfriend and others. Andrea’s new boyfriend, Jordan, calls Bobby a “deadbeat” father and claims he sends explicit and harassing messages to Andrea. Jordan says Bobby has done a background check on him, called his ex-wife fishing for information, and bad mouths him to Kayden.Read More
Donna and Len say they are estranged from their handsome, college-educated son, Brandon, who is on the run from the law.
Brandon says he’s “peacefully resisting” a federal arrest warrant by leaving town and heading to Hollywood to become a rock star. But Brandon’s parents aren’t blaming just him for making a mess of his life. They say they also blame his new wife, Chloe, who encouraged Brandon to “follow his dreams.” You won’t want to miss this family reunion. And, find out if Dr.Phil can help put this family back together again.Read More
A Dr. Phil exclusive: Former teen heartthrob David Cassidy sits down with Dr. Phil to discuss his shocking announcement that he is battling dementia.
Plus, Cassidy addresses rumors he was intoxicated during a recent California performance where fans recorded video of him stumbling and appearing to forget lyrics.Read More
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Tom and Karen who say their 15-year-old daughter, Madison, is out of control. Both parents say if one troubled teen wasn’t enough, Madison is now corrupting her 13-year-old sister, Liz.
Tom and Karen say they are so terrified of their two teenage daughters that every night they put their house on lockdown and barricade themselves into their bedroom to avoid attacks. Karen says Liz has become Madison’s partner in crime and now the 13-year-old has already been in trouble with police. The parents say they fear that their fractured family cannot be put back together. Today, for the first time, meet Liz, who has harsh words for her parents as emotions run high both on stage with Dr. Phil and backstage after taping.Read More
Tom and Karen say their 15-year-old daughter, Madison, is out of control.
Tom says he has served seven tours of duty in the Middle East commanding troops but says he has faced his scariest and most dangerous enemy in his own home. Tom and Karen say the police have been called 100 times and Madison has been charged four times with domestic abuse for physically attacking Tom. In addition, they claim Madison has stolen their car 30 times, and most recently, Tom says Madison was in an 80-mile-per-hour car chase — while high on drugs, with a friend carrying a gun — which ended with the car being totaled. Tom and Karen say they desperately need Dr. Phil’s help as they fear for their lives.Read More
Cindy and Jim say they are fed up with their 35-year-old son, Brandon. They say he’s a moocher who refuses to get a job, wears superhero costumes on a daily basis, and has caused $15,000 in damages to their property.
Brandon says his parents don’t understand how his mind works. He admits to wearing superhero costumes and going on nightly vigilante missions. Brandon says he also created a rapper persona named “Ceeza Caprice” who can rap to any beat. Brandon’s sister, Harmony, says she blames her parents for Brandon’s behavior. She says they enable Brandon. She claims Brandon is a manipulator who sees it as a challenge to live off others.Read More
Jem says she believes her ex-boyfriend is dangerous and delusional.
Jem says during their relationship, Joshua told her he was Jesus, Gilgamesh and lived previously as a King. She also claims that he tried to get her to believe that she was Mary Magdalene. She also claims he told her that he spoke regularly to the Archangel Michael and made her life a living hell. Jem claims that Joshua tried to brainwash her while they were together. Joshua, who is currently homeless says he believes his contact with the Dr. Phil show has been divinely inspired to allow him to spread the word of God and heal his family. Joshua believes Dr. Phil is going to recognize what Joshua understands both spiritually and psychologically. Joshua’s appearance on the show is, he says, going to be the credential he needs to spread his message further and will prepare him “as an arrow in the quiver of the Lord.” Joshua admits to being physically abusive to Jem in the past, saying he was in “spiritual warfare” at the time. Joshua claims Jem was a “disturbed person.” Joshua says he is an ambassador of Christ, an apostle and a messenger of the Lord. Willie, Joshua’s father, says he believes his son is mentally ill. Willie says Joshua needs help because he believes he is the Second Coming of Jesus and wants people to worship him. Willie says he has told his son he is not Jesus and that it is ridiculous, but Joshua believes all the fatherly advice he gives him is based on the devil.Read More
A deadly neighborhood shooting stuns a quiet Texas suburb. Hector Campos fatally shot his neighbor Ana Weed, a mother and grandmother, after an altercation in his driveway.
He claims it was self-defense, but her family says they believe it was revenge. The exclusive interview with Campos.Read More
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Angie who claims her stepfather, Ralph, routinely sexually abused her as a teen to teach her how to be a good wife and sexually please a man when she grew up.
And Angie says that her stepfather didn’t stop with her. She claims after she gave birth to her daughter Hannah, Ralph turned his attention, affection, and sexual abuse toward her. For the first time in 15 years, Angie and Hannah come face-to-face with Ralph, who adamantly denies the allegations. In an attempt to prove his innocence, Ralph agrees to take a polygraph examination. What does the test reveal?Read More
Angie claims her stepfather, Ralph, routinely sexually abused her as a teen to teach her how to be a good wife and sexually please a man when she grew up. And Angie says that her stepfather didn’t stop with her.
She claims after she gave birth to her daughter Hannah, Ralph turned his attention, affection and sexual abuse toward her. Angie and Hannah also claim Grandma Leta knew all about the abuse. In fact, they say sometimes Leta was right there, literally looking the other way, and sometimes, actually delivering food to Ralph in the bathtub while they say he was doing the unthinkable to Hannah. Ralph adamantly denies abusing either Angie or Hannah, and Leta says she never saw anything that would indicate any abuse ever took place.Read More
It all began with an email from a woman named Brittany, who wrote to Dr. Phil saying she was devastated after finding out her boyfriend, whose baby she’s carrying, was leading a double life. But as Dr. Phil began digging deeper into her story, he discovered that Brittany wasn’t telling the whole story.
Instead, Dr. Phil uncovered information suggesting Brittany’s history of harassing men and fabricating pregnancies, births and infant deaths. Dr. Phil spoke to her former friends Randi and Haley, who gave an in-depth look into the web of lies they claimed Brittany was weaving. Today, Dr. Phil sits down with Brittany and reveals what he has learned, and even asks her to prove she is pregnant. Plus, see what sent Brittany storming off the stage, resulting in an emotional backstage conversation with Dr.Phil.Read More
Brittany says she wrote to Dr. Phil devastated, after finding out that her boyfriend, the man she loved and with whom she is having a baby, was leading a double life.
She says she was shocked, destroyed, duped and wanted to speak with Dr. Phil to help other women avoid falling into the same trap she did. But Dr. Phil discovered that Brittany was leaving out some very important details. What his team uncovered were headline after headline suggesting Brittany’s history of harassing men, fabricating pregnancies, births, and even infant deaths. Brittany was also convicted of falsifying two birth certificates after lying to a judge about having twins to avoid jail. She even presented the judge a photoshopped picture of herself holding these fabricated bouncing new babies as proof. Before he meets Brittany and reveals what he has learned, Dr. Phil sits down with some of her former friends who make additional allegations regarding Brittany. And, hear what one of her exes has to say.Read More
Twenty-six-year-old Blake is a college graduate who studied psychology and was on the dean’s list with a 3.5 GPA. But, he has admittedly thrown it to the wayside to sit around all day and smoke pot in the rent-free house his mom has put him up in.
He has some aspirations – like stripping off his shirt to show off his self-professed buff body, because he claims he has some real potential as a model. But Blake’s mom, Sandra, and sister, Sarah, say there’s something deeply wrong with Blake because they claim he’s verbally abusive to them and disrespectful to other women. And, they claim he refuses to work for less than $100,000. What is really going on with Blake? And, can Dr. Phil break through his tough façade?Read More
Rescued after being allegedly kidnapped by a suspected serial killer and spending more than two months locked in a metal storage container, Kala Brown continues to tell her story of captivity.
She claims her alleged abductor hoped she would one day fall in love with him. Inside her fight to survive and her dramatic rescue.Read More
Missing woman Kala Brown made national headlines when she was discovered alive two months after she mysteriously disappeared in South Carolina.
She says she was kidnapped, locked in a metal storage container and chained by the neck on the isolated property of a man police now suspect is a serial killer. Kala speaks out for the first time in an exclusive interview telling her story about her life in captivity.Read More
Following her heated appearance last year, viewers took note of 13-year-old Danielle’s controversial behavior.
At the last count, more than 156 million people had viewed related content of Danielle on Dr. Phil. Find out why her mom is asking for Dr. Phil’s help once again.Read More
Joelle says her 28-year-old former high school cheerleader daughter, Kaitlin, is now 6 months pregnant with her third child and addicted to heroin.
But Kaitlin’s sister Amy blames their mom for Kaitlin’s addiction. She claims she’s such an enabler, she even helped Kaitlin buy drugs on the streets of Los Angeles the day before Kaitlin met Dr. Phil. Kaitlin says she can kick her habit on her own, but when Dr. Phil offers her a referral to rehab, you won’t believe the fight she puts up.Read More