Shannon claims her husband, Alex, has become obsessed with his quest for enlightenment. She claims this spiritual pilgrimage has cost them over $200,000 dollars and their successful business.
From following and obeying the teachings of controversial gurus and clairvoyants to believing in the existence of aliens, Shannon says she doesn’t recognize her husband. Alex claims he has not only become enlightened, but has come face to face with God himself, and has unlocked the answers to all of life’s greatest questions and mysteries. Alex claims his wife is just a negative person who would rather be a victim and live in misery, which he says creates huge roadblocks for their marriage. How does Alex respond when he is surprised and confronted by one of the most influential thinkers in the world, Dr. Deepak Chopra?Read More
Camma and Brandon’s 10-year-old daughter claimed Camma’s fiancé, Andrew, sexually abused her – something he was convicted of just a few months ago.
Camma says she believes her fiancé is innocent and claims the allegations were cooked up by Brandon in an attempt to get custody alongside his fiancée, Christine, in order to evade child support. Brandon says there is no way he’s coached his daughter to allege abuse and claims this wasn’t the first time Camma put their daughter in danger. Andrew’s father, Gary, also believes his son is innocent and is the collateral damage in the custody battle between Camma and Brandon. Can Dr. Phil get to the bottom of this nightmarish situation?Read More
Karla claims her husband Stephen has lied to and manipulated her throughout their 38-year marriage – usually so subtly that she thought she was the problem.
Stephen admits he has lied and played mind games with Karla, but when it comes to questions about his past, he says he doesn’t remember – like whether or not he ever planned to marry another woman. Could there be an explanation for Stephen’s claim of memory loss? And is Karla’s quest for the truth really going to improve their dysfunctional relationship? Watch as Dr. Phil gets to the bottom of this troubled marriage.Read More
Emily claims she has cut her body 500,000 times, leaving her covered in scars from head to toe. Instead of living covered up, she has opened her life of self-harm to the world, becoming an internet celebrity with over 200,000 social media followers who hail from around the globe. But Emily has many critics who claim she is glorifying self-harm for fame and attention.
Renee is one her biggest critics and has started a petition, which has nearly 30,000 signatures, to shut down Emily’s Facebook page. For the first time, Emily and Renee will meet face to face. Plus, many of Emily’s detractors who suffer from self-harm claim she is triggering them to cut themselves. Emily will hear from a young woman who claims Emily is responsible for her cutting relapse.Read More
Sixteen-year-old Morgan wrote to Dr. Phil saying she was desperate for help because she felt her mother Arlene was choosing her registered sex offender boyfriend, Mark, over her and even moved him into their house despite Morgan saying she felt uncomfortable.
Morgan says she confided in her school guidance counselor about the troubles at home and the Department Of Children and Family Services quickly got involved, which resulted in Morgan moving in with her mom’s best friend, Anne, and Arlene signing over short-term guardianship – something Anne says is not enough. Arlene says Mark is absolutely not guilty of what he was convicted of and she’d never put her daughter in harm’s way. Mark says he had no intention of coming between this mother and daughter.Read More
Amy claims she fell in love with her adoptive son Nick the moment she became his adoption counselor when he was just 12 years old.
But since adopting him herself, she now claims he’s become out of control — from threatening to kill her family and being physically abusive, resulting in the police being called six times, to even being affiliated with gangs. Amy says in a desperate attempt to help her adoptive son, she tracked down Nick’s biological mother, Lupita, who Nick hadn’t seen in 10 years since losing her rights to him, to see if maybe Lupita could help. Amy claims that has backfired terribly and says Lupita is out to sabotage her relationship with Nick and turn him against her family. Today, Amy and Lupita face off in an attempt to prove who is a better parent for Nick.Read More
When Bill first appeared on Dr. Phil four years ago, he was on 12 different international dating websites, spent $50,000 and had been to Russia and the Ukraine three different times looking for his future wife.
After the show, Bill says he moved back overseas where he met and married Gulshan. But the marriage only lasted nine months, and Bill eventually moved back to the U.S. to live with his 90-year-old mother, Pearl. Shortly after returning, Bill says he rekindled his relationship with Gulshan, and that Pearl invited her to move in with them. Just five days after arriving in the States, Gulshan says Pearl kicked them out with no place to live. Will Pearl allow Bill to move back into her home? Plus, hear updates on some of the most talked-about guests over the years.Read More
Dorothy says she moved her sister, Denise, and niece, Tanyadawn, away from the bad neighborhood where Tanyadawn grew up in order to fulfill her dying mother’s last wish.
Denise claims Tanyadawn has always been picked on by other girls because she is so pretty. Now, fighting has landed her daughter with a serious felony charge. Trying to break away from her negative upbringing, 17-year-old Tanyadawn struggles to find her way while juggling a newborn baby, school and criminal probation. Can Dr. Phil help the teen break the self-destructive patterns to which she has become accustomed?Read More
Janyce says she was shocked when she discovered that her son, Chance, was transitioning to female, going by the name Hope. Now, she says she is fearful as Hope wanders the streets of Hollywood as a sex worker.
Hope says her goal is to earn enough money to complete her transition. Hope’s grandmother, Jan, says Hope is still legally “Chance,” and she is very upset Hope never apologized for stealing and taking advantage of her before leaving without saying goodbye years ago. Emotions run high during this rocky reunion. Will Janyce and her mother ever truly accept Hope as a daughter and granddaughter? Will Hope be able to stop taking dangerous risks and get her life on track while making her transition?Read More
The exclusive interview with Mischa Barton. The former The O.C. actress speaks out for the very first time following the shocking headlines that she claims she was secretly recorded having sex and that the recording is being shopped to porn sites.
The starlet also sets the record straight about a recent disturbing video that shows her ranting incoherently in her West Hollywood backyard.Read More
Kristin says she hates her mother, Marna, who she claims is a pathological liar and a drunk who thrives on attention and drama.
Marna, who admits she’s a liar, reveals to Dr. Phil the outrageous lies she says she’s been telling everyone, including her fiancé Mark. And, hear about the secret that shocks everyone – including Dr. Phil.Read More
Sisters Amy, Alisa and Susan say they want their mom, Tammy, to acknowledge and accept that Alisa was sexually abused multiple times as a child by two different men.
They also want their mom to apologize for not acting on the information and failing to protect Alisa. Tammy says she did what she thought was right at the time. Amy also claims that Tammy’s husband, Wendell, exposed himself to her then 2-year-old son – a claim Wendell adamantly denies. Can Dr. Phil help this family get the answers they’re searching for?Is Unbelievable Drama Dividing Your Family?Read More
Brandi says she met Max and thought he was her knight in shining armor. She says she moved him into her house with her three children only months after dating.
Brandi says she thought she had the perfect family until she found out that Max had been cheating on her since the beginning of their relationship. Max claims that he loves Brandi but has cheated on her more times than he can even count. He says he has sex with other women just because he can. However, Max says he loves Brandi and wants to make it work in order to save their marriage.Read More
Brooke says she turned to God three years ago to help her get through tough times. But her husband, Jack, says his wife has gone to extremes with her new beliefs – he says she thinks God and Jesus speak to her and through her.
Jack says it’s causing problems in their marriage because he claims that when he challenges her about God, she becomes unrecognizable and full of rage — red-faced, bulging eyes, spitting and screaming at him. Brooke says all she wants is for Jack to treat her with dignity and respect and to really listen to her beliefs without question. Find out the haunting discovery Dr. Phil makes from Brooke’s past that may help Jack understand why Brooke has changed.Read More
Last year, the Netflix docuseries “Making a Murderer” had everyone binge watching and buzzing over whether or not Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey murdered photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005.
For the first time in 10 years, three major players of this murder mystery, defense attorney Jerry Buting, former prosecutor Ken Kratz and co-lead investigator Tom Fassbender, reunite and reveal details viewers never saw in the series that may leave you questioning who really killed Teresa. Did the police frame Steven? Is he really innocent? And was Brendan’s confession coerced by the police? Plus Ken Kratz talks about how he believes the series made him out to be the “villain,” and he says he’s ready to set everyone straight.Read More
Twenty-one-year-old Nick left his hometown three months ago, hitchhiking over 2,300 miles to Los Angeles with no money, no phone, and no specific plan.
He says he was pursuing his “call to greatness” to become a rap superstar. Nick’s parents, Jennifer and Nick Sr., as well as his sisters, Sarah and Jacqueline, all say they are concerned Nick may have “lost it” because they say he has been homeless since leaving home, and seems to have no desire to get off the streets. Can Dr. Phil navigate this tense reunion?Read More
Marcia is worried because she believes her 19-year old daughter, Cheyenne, is living in a motel with a pimp and a prostitute, who she says have taken her under their wing.
But Cheyenne says if it weren’t for Chris and Brooke, she would have been homeless after her mom kicked her out for the fourth time. Chris says he isn’t a pimp, and Brooke and Cheyenne aren’t prostitutes. So why are men paying $200 an hour for a “special massage?” Dr. Phil gives his opinion about where they are headed.Read More
Cindy admits she still loves her husband, Trever, despite their 16-year marriage being full of screaming, fights, calls to the police, bruises and a broken nose!
Trever says Cindy loves to play the “martyr,” and is badgering, controlling and pushing his buttons by constantly snooping through his things, which he claims has caused many of their altercations. Cindy also claims she’s not the only victim of Trever’s “monster-like” behavior … so are their kids, including their oldest son, Joe, who she says has demonstrated violence after years of watching Trever. Hear about a violent incident that happened between Trever and Joe a day before the show that resulted in hotel security being called! Does Cindy and Trever’s marriage have any hope? What will Dr. Phil recommend for this family to heal?Read More
Kendall claims she was sold by her parents at birth to a powerful international sex trafficker. She says when she wasn’t locked in a cage with other kidnapped children, she was flown all over the world on private planes, being sold to wealthy and powerful men.
Kendall says as she grew older, she would often escort these rich and prominent clients to black tie affairs and high profile sporting events. From doctors and politicians to even law enforcement, Kendall says she was taught how to act and dress in order to never raise suspicion. For the first time since she says she left her life of sex trafficking three years ago, Kendall tells her story and explains why she is still petrified that the boss of this operation, whom she calls “the man who owns her,” will find her and bring her back.Read More
Rhea and her mother Debbi say they are deeply concerned for Rhea’s 22-year-old son, Matthew. They say they believe Matthew has been brainwashed by his much older girlfriend, Kaden, into thinking he had been abused throughout his childhood.
But Kaden says she is the only one helping Matthew and claims she “knows” Matthew was abused. Matthew says he has not been brainwashed by Kaden and believes Debbi and Rhea should have seen the signs of his abuse. Is Matthew being conned by an older woman, do Rhea and Debbi need to accept Matthew’s traumatic past, or is something else going on? Find out what happens when they all sit down with Dr. Phil.Read More