Today, Dr. Phil goes inside the controversial Church of Wells. Located in the tiny, isolated town of Wells, Texas, population 814, the Church of Wells is best known for being accused by one member’s parents of holding their daughter against her will for years, an accusation the Church denies.
The group lives shrouded in mystery, and neighbors and ex-followers say stepping onto their compound is like stepping back in time to the 1700s — with men wearing plaid shirts, and women dressing modestly, trailing behind their husbands and being seen and not heard. Today, in an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil goes behind the church’s closed doors. And, hear one man’s claims of being indoctrinated, drugged, and finally leaving the church and its strict dogma behind. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?