Dr. Phil continues his conversation with D’Andre, who claims that his abusive relationship with his girlfriend, Autumn, is partly due to what he calls her “messed up” upbringing.
And, hear what D’Andre says about violating the restraining order that Autumn has against him. Plus, psychiatrist and member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board Dr. Charles Sophy weighs in. Find out why he says he believes Autumn’s parents are partly responsible for her constantly running to D’Andre.Read More
Autumn says she was called a “crazy, jealous girlfriend” after a video of her keying her ex-boyfriend’s car went viral.
But Autumn claims she was pushed to the point of insanity after being stuck in a cycle of abuse for almost two years, where she claims her ex-boyfriend, D’Andre, choked her, head-butted her and sexually assaulted her– but, D’Andre denies sexually assaulting her. Autumn’s father, Sean, says one time, he picked up his daughter from D’Andre’s house and she had swollen eyes and blood coming out of her nose and mouth. Sean says his daughter refused to press charges because she did not want to get D’Andre in trouble. Why is Autumn defending D’Andre to her parents?Read More
Stacey and Andy claim for the past five years, their lives have been torn apart by a vicious hacker who will stop at nothing to torture them.
They say this attack is personal and meant to drive Stacey crazy and destroy their marriage. They claim there have been multiple instances of the hacker making it look like Andy is having an affair! Stacey says she’s suspicious of everyone being the hacker, even her own family. Stacey’s children, Blake and Marla, say they are skeptical if there really is a hacker because nothing has ever happened to them. They want their mom to stop obsessing over her hacker because they claim she is tearing apart the family! Andy says he can’t live like this anymore and if he doesn’t get answers today, he is ready to change his identity, move to a mountain top and go off the grid. So who is hacking Stacey and Andy and why? Dr. Phil investigates.
And later in the show, Dr. Phil sits down with New York Times best-selling author, host of his own podcast and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Wire, Ben Shapiro, to discuss his world views from his book, The Right Side Of History.Read More
The unbelievable story of a 15-year-old girl, kidnapped, abused, and hidden in a closet for 29 days.
Jasmine Block was lured into a car by a family friend, and that’s when her nightmare began. Three men held her captive and attempted to kill her over and over. But Jasmine survived. In an exclusive interview, she speaks about her abduction and dramatic escape.Read More
We all know that information can be relayed via the five senses. But, do you believe information can be transmitted via a sixth sense, such as intuition?
Master mentalist Lior Suchard says he can use his mind like a precision tool to read minds and influence thoughts. Find out what Lior revealed after talking to Robin McGraw, and how he used his unique gifts to change the minds of some skeptics in the audience.Read More
James says his 58-year-old Aunt Terri is a very smart and independent woman, who is a marriage counselor with a master’s degree in clinical psychology.
James claims Aunt Terri has fallen for a celebrity catfish scam, by believing she was romantically involved with Hollywood actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan from The Walking Dead. Terri says she even believed he wanted to marry her. Whoever contacted Terri online isn’t the real Jeffrey Dean Morgan. But Terri claims she’s 100 percent convinced that the actor or someone working with him is her “secret lover” who scammed her out of thousands of dollars, and put her in the center of an international money laundering scam that left her broke, brokenhearted, and potentially behind bars.Read More
Nancy is a concerned grandmother who says she’s pleading for her daughter, Paige’s, life because she claims Paige stopped caring for her 18-month-old little girl.
Nancy and her husband, Lance, say Paige left her daughter with them to live in a car with her girlfriend. Her girlfriend recently entered a treatment facility, and Paige moved in with her parents, but they fear that the minute her girlfriend is released, Paige will go back to living in a car with her girlfriend and leave her daughter behind with them. Lance says he’s been waiting to confront his daughter until they get on Dr. Phil’s stage. The family comes together to stop Paige before she hits the road again.Read More
Megan says that six months ago, she was shocked to discover that her sister-in-law, Lindsay, was hiding a dark secret, and her brother, Chad, was covering up for her.
Megan says all was exposed after Lindsay was arrested for allegedly being under the influence of heroin and crashing her SUV into multiple cars with her infant son in the backseat. That’s when Megan says Chad came clean about Lindsay’s long-term drug addiction. Megan says he even admitted that Lindsay overdosed while three months pregnant, and their baby was born addicted. Megan says despite everything, Chad is giving his wife another chance and allowing Lindsay to be alone with their infant son. Lindsay insists she is six months sober, but is she telling the truth?Read More
Harley says when she met her boyfriend, Bailey, on a dating app, she knew he was unable to walk but that didn’t stop her from getting to know him and falling in love.
Now, three years later, she says she is at the end of her rope being his full-time caregiver. She says all they do is fight, and she feels so guilty for getting frustrated with him. Bailey says nine years after the accident that left him paralyzed, things started to look up when he met his beautiful girlfriend. Now, he says he constantly feels like a burden to Harley and all those around him and wonders if it would be better if he just moved into a nursing home and died. Harley and Bailey both say they love each other and are willing to do whatever it takes to make things right. Can this relationship be saved?Read More
Authorities release a shocking five-hour prison confession from Colorado killer dad Chris Watts describing disturbing new details about the murder of his pregnant wife, Shan’ann, and their two daughters.
In an exclusive interview, Shan’ann’s parents and brother reveal their reaction to Watts finally admitting what happened to their daughter and grandchildren in their final moments.Read More
Danielle and Nick insist they were great parents to their now 8-year-old daughter.
They claim it’s been nearly two years since Danielle’s sister, Kimberly, has “kidnapped” their daughter and not allowed them to visit her. Kimberly claims she had no choice but to obtain guardianship of her niece because she says Danielle and Nick are drug addicts and have a history of arrests. She also claims they both neglected the little girl while they disappeared to do drugs. Nick and Danielle admit they were drug addicts but say they’re clean now. They deny all of Kimberly’s accusations of neglect, and say coming to Dr. Phil is their chance to fight to bring their little girl home, despite currently living in a homeless shelter.Read More
Over a 10-year period, Andrew Urdiales brutally murdered at least eight women in both California and Illinois.
Jennifer Asbenson was kidnapped by Urdiales 26 years ago, but somehow, she managed to get away. Jennifer is a survivor and the author of The Girl in the Treehouse, which shares her personal story of escaping a serial killer and overcoming other emotional traumas she faced growing up. So, how exactly did she manage to escape this eight-time serial killer? Why was she chosen as his victim? Jennifer tells all the chilling details on how she became the one who got away.Read More
Stay-at-home mom Jessica claims her soon-to-be ex-husband of 23 years, Mike, is a narcissist who controls everything in her and their teenage daughters’ lives, especially the finances.
Sixteen-year-old Chloe and 18-year-old Zoey say the worst thing he did was to shatter their dreams of becoming professional dancers in New York City. But Mike claims Jessica is putting the girls in the middle of their fight and brainwashing them to hate him. Dr. Phil tells Mike and Jessica what every couple needs to do with children when their marriage falls apart.Read More
A shocking new confession from Colorado killer Chris Watts.
Authorities reportedly recorded audio of Watts during a brand-new five-hour prison interview. On the tape, Watts reportedly reveals to investigators the horrifying truth about his wife and daughters’ final moments. What really happened to Shan’ann, Bella and Celeste? Shan’ann’s parents say they’ve been told what really happened, and in a Dr. Phil exclusive, their lawyers reveal the details of Watts’ devastating new confession.Read More
Lorie says her husband, Dan, knew years ago that she placed a baby for adoption when she was 15 years old and always supported her finding him again one day. But Dan says since Lorie reunited with her now 26-year-old son, John, two years ago, their entire family life has been shattered.
Dan says he believes Lorie and John have an inappropriate relationship, and he feels like a complete outsider in his own home while Lorie snuggles on the sofa under a blanket with John watching TV shows like The Bachelor. But Dan and his daughters, Stefanie and Ashley, claim there are even more serious concerns because John has had violent outbursts toward Lorie, hitting her and causing her to have bruises on her body which Lorie tries to hide to protect John. Lorie and John both say they feel they are not only mother and son but best friends and just want to spend as much time together as possible to make up for lost years. John admits he has acted out and has occasional violent outbursts, which is partially due to him being on the autism spectrum. John says he just wishes Dan and his sisters could love and understand him like Lorie does, because he just wants to be part of one happy family.Read More
Savannah was repeatedly sexually abused as a young child before being adopted at age 6.
As a teenager, Savannah was involved in prostitution and was eventually kidnapped and sex trafficked. Savannah believes her adoptive mother, Andrea, should have done more to protect her. Andrea says she received her master’s degree in psychology to try and help understand her daughter but says, “it didn’t work,” and turned to Dr. Phil for help. Emotions run high when Savannah comes face-to-face with her mother, who she has not seen in a year.
Also, Dr. Phil catches up with actress Jan Broberg. Jan says she can absolutely relate to Savannah’s story after being abducted as a teen — not once but twice — by a close family friend who molested, raped, and brainwashed her into believing they were supposed to have a child together in order to save the world. Jan’s story is the subject of the Netflix documentary, Abducted In Plain Sight. Jan lends a supportive voice to Savannah.Read More
Amy says her 20-year-old son, Jai, is a “rageaholic ticking time bomb” and worries he’s on the verge of seriously hurting someone, especially since he recently purchased a semi-automatic rifle.
Amy claims managing Jai’s anger is a constant battle, so much so that she says he got her fired and she is on the verge of being evicted. Amy admits she allows her son to do nothing all day besides smoke pot and play video games because she says she feels bad for him due to his recent struggle with cancer. Jai says he can’t stand his mother and her constant nagging. He says she’s a helicopter parent who still treats him like a child. Jai says he loves marijuana, smokes 24/7, and believes it’s the only thing that helps with his horrible anger. Is Amy the most enabling mother in America? Can Jai learn to control his black-out rage? Can Dr. Phil fix this broken family dynamic? Find out!Read More
The public was stunned when it was reported that beloved actor and singer Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime several weeks ago.
Then, the public was baffled again after hearing — days later– that the police suspected this was all a hoax. Tune in to hear from journalists and media personalities, including Harvey Levin from TMZ Live, who share their various theories about the allegations and investigation which has raised questions such as: How often do hate crimes occur? And, why would a person lie about a hate crime? Later, meet a woman who explains the reasons why she lied to police about details of a hate crime, and also, meet a man who explains how he has turned his life around after going to prison for being the perpetrator of hate crimes.Read More
In the second part of this explosive reunion, Dr. Phil continues his discussion with exes Michael and Susan, as well as Susan’s new husband, Cory, about the care of 11-year-old Bodhi, who Susan insists is dealing with schizophrenia, just like Michael and Susan’s 16-year-old daughter, Janni.
Dr. Phil brings in Dr. Charles Sophy, medical director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, to weigh in. Is Susan willing to do what Dr. Phil thinks is in the best interest of her children? You do not want to miss the second half of this unforgettable episode.Read More
Susan and Michael first appeared on Dr. Phil in 2012 to share their experience with their unforgettable daughter, Janni, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at just 6 years old.
As Dr. Phil predicted at the time, they’ve since divorced and are now at odds over their 11-year-old son Bodhi, who Susan is convinced is schizophrenic as well. She wrote a book detailing her experiences with her children and the divorce with Michael, and is documenting Bodhi’s struggles on YouTube. Michael believes that Bodhi is severely autistic and not schizophrenic, and thinks Susan’s quest for the diagnosis will harm their son. Watch the exes’ tense reunion in the first part of this heated show.Read More