Monday October 4, 2021


"Come Clean to Get Clean"

Sandy says her 32-year-old daughter, Kelli, has been using drugs and alcohol since she was a child and has overdosed countless times. Kelli’s best friend, Staci, says she fears she will be burying her before she ever becomes sober. Kelli says she has been to multiple detox and rehab centers and can’t stay clean, but Sandy says it’s because Kelli refuses to face her traumas, and they are keeping her stuck in her addiction. Does Kelli need to come clean about her traumas before she can get clean? Or, is there more to her addiction than her mother realizes?

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Tuesday October 5, 2021


Gabby Petito’s Family Speaks Out – A Dr. Phil Exclusive

In an exclusive interview, Gabby Petito’s parents speak out all together for the first time since the 22-year-old “Van Life” vlogger's body was discovered in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. As the manhunt for her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, continues, they share their knowledge about his survival skills, and talk about the heartbreaking moment her stepfather had to identify Gabby. They also honor her life and memory, and discuss what they hope will be her legacy.

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Watch more from part two.

Wednesday October 6, 2021

Thursday October 7, 2021

"Last Ditch Attempt to Save My Daughter"

Dr. Phil welcomes back previous guest Heather and her daughter, Marissa, who was rebelling in dangerous ways, like stealing her mom’s car and smoking marijuana. Since their appearance, Heather says things have gone from bad to worse. She says Marissa has continued to steal her car, smoke weed, fail at school and get into fist fights with other girls – and allegedly has also tried to kill Heather by poisoning her with hydrocodone tablets. Watch while Dr. Phil reads a chilling text exchange in which Marissa says she has already attempted to kill her mother! Marissa denies she ever tried to poison her mother and says she was just joking around in her texts. Dr. Phil also welcomes back child behavioral psychologist Dr. Michele Borba who conducts a one-on-one session with Marissa to determine why she is lashing out in such a destructive manner. Will Dr. Phil be able to get through to Marissa? Tune in to find out!

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Friday October 8, 2021


Broken Ties and Financial Lies

Susan says her daughter, Emma, has always had a troubled life of drugs and abuse but that things took a turn for the worse when Emma’s fiancé died from an overdose leaving her alone with her two children. Emma says she blames herself for his death -- and then relied on her father, David, for financial support. David says Emma has been troubled ever since she was a teen and expects everyone to fix her mistakes. Emma’s brother, Jasper, says he is standing up for his father because Emma has been using him for too long. Emma says her family has never been there emotionally for her and has always given her money to keep her away from them. This family hasn’t been in the same room in nine years. Today, they are finally together for the first time on Dr. Phil’s stage.

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