April and Nate want help for their 16-year-old daughter, Annalisa, who they say they believe is prostituting herself for money and doing drugs.
Annalisa’s aunt and uncle, Tanya and Dave, say they believe Nate and April are “doing a horrible job” at parenting Annalisa. They say they’re afraid that if something doesn’t happen soon, their niece will die. April and Nate say they have tried everything and want Dr. Phil’s help in order to save their daughter’s life.Read More
Ceanne and Rashelle claim their mother, Jemma, mentally and physically abused them for the past 20 years, but when confronted, Jemma says she can’t remember.
Jemma says her family must have blinders on because they keep using her as a scapegoat to avoid what’s really going on. Are the girls making up this alleged abuse, or will Jemma acknowledge her daughters and apologize?Read More
Danny says his mother-in-law, Alana, is a “monster-in-law” who monopolizes his wife, Nicole’s time with “made up” ailments, incessant phone calls and constant in-home visits because Nicole says Alana rarely eats and consumes mass quantities of sugary soda every day.
Danny says if Nicole cannot put up some boundaries with her mother, he has even thought about divorce. After speaking with Dr. Phil and openly discussing serious concerns about Alana’s health, will they all agree on a plan to end this constant tug-of-war?Read More
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with Danielle and Brandon who are in the midst of a heated custody battle. Danielle has accused Brandon of abusing their daughter, even going so far as to call poison control and the Sheriff after Brandon gave the girl a sports drink. She also accuses him of neglecting their daughter by not providing basic necessities and claims she has had to send police to check on her daughter because she was dehydrated – accusations Brandon denies. He and his wife, Desiree, accuse Danielle of trying to ruin their wedding by sending CPS to the rehearsal dinner the night before their wedding. What does Dr. Phil say these parents need to do to create a peaceful environment for their 10-year-old daughter caught in the middle?Read More
Former FDNY fireman Taylor Murphy had it all — looks, charm and he was even Mr. March in a NYC fireman’s calendar. But he says it all came crashing and burning down when he was accused of assaulting his model girlfriend.
Adding fuel to the fire, his model girlfriend was also transgender. He talks about his trial, his life since then, and his fight to stand up for LGBTQ rights.Read More
Death threats, stalking, delusions, drinking, breaking and entering — those are just some of allegations contained in the protective order Bo has against his ex-wife, Amber.
Bo says he was afraid not only for his safety but for the safety of their two children. Amber’s parents, Vickie and Larry, want to know what’s behind Amber’s self-destructive behavior. Could it be a teenage trauma Amber never dealt with involving a murder?Read More
Amber says she was the envy of all her friends — married, two kids, a beautiful home and a six-figure salary as a top-selling real estate agent. But it all came to a screeching halt when she and her husband divorced nine years ago.
She says her life went spiraling out of control. She had trouble with the law, and lost jobs, friends and even custody of her two children. As she was searching for reasons why she hit rock bottom, she says bad childhood memories resurfaced. She claims her parents, Vickie and Larry, were abusive growing up and blames them for her fall from grace — yet Vickie and Larry adamantly deny her allegations. Dr.Phil works to get to the bottom of Amber’s fall from grace in this two-part Dr. Phil.Read More
Marcy and Scott say they believe their daughter, Danielle, has Stockholm syndrome from her boyfriend, Justin.
They claim Justin is an abusive narcissist who has manipulated their daughter into believing he’s “God’s gift to the world.” Danielle says she loves Justin, and he’s not going anywhere. She says the only reason Justin has ever laid hands on her is to restrain her from her own angry rages, and her parents don’t understand their relationship. Justin says he’s a great guy with an “X factor” and doesn’t understand why Danielle’s parents dislike him. Although he’s currently dealing with a serious legal problem, he says he’s not a criminal, narcissist, or an abuser. And, in a shocking twist, Danielle reveals to Dr.Phil and her parents a secret about her relationship with Justin.Read More
Tina and David claim their sons, Mike and Matt, are drug-dealing, weed-smoking young men who drive under the influence, and are doing nothing with their lives
They say the young men are spinning out of control and tearing their family to shreds. But Mike and Matt say their mom loves drama and exaggerates about everything. They say her parenting style is “ridiculous” and that they have been asked by friends if their mother is mentally ill. Can Dr. Phil help bring this family together and end the fighting?Read More
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with Kristine who claims her estranged husband, Jerry, is depleting their finances by sending money to “random” women he meets online.
Kristine says she believes the women Jerry has been talking to are not real. Today, Jerry will finally find out about who many of these women are. Hear from one of the women behind the pictures. What she has to say may be a surprise for both Kristine and Jerry. Does Jerry say he will continue his online relationships? What does Kristine say about staying with her estranged husband or leaving him once and for all?Read More
Kristine says she wants her estranged husband Jerry to stop sending money to “random” women he meets online.
She claims he is depleting their finances and that now they may lose their family home. Jerry claims Kristine is physically abusive and that she once put him in a chokehold when she found texts on his phone from another woman. Kristine says she feels she has done everything she can do to save her marriage and that after learning that Jerry has “blown all of his money” on women who she claims are catfishing and scamming him, she has completely lost her trust.Read More
Nineteen-year-old Cherylyn says she loves living the high life and admits she is a spoiled and entitled “princess” who has spent tens of thousands of other people’s money on her lavish lifestyle.
Cherylyn says she maxed out her 17 credit cards on designer shoes, handbags, purses, clothes, makeup and pampering! And Cherylyn says she insists on fine dining, fast cars and her boyfriend, Tyler, footing the bill. However, Tyler says he has nothing more to give Cherylyn except an ultimatum, which he delivers when he comes face-to-face with her onstage. Cherylyn’s mom, Joey, says that her selfish and manipulative daughter has blown over $130,000 in less than a year and her spending has left a trail of devastation which includes pawning over $7,000 worth of family heirlooms and stealing her identity, an allegation Cherylyn denies. Sparks fly when Cherylyn defends her entitled behavior during the taping.Read More
Dr. Phil’s exclusive interview continues with the fiancée of former football star Aaron Hernandez.
Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez speaks out for the first time following Hernandez’s suicide and responds to rumors about his sexuality and his alleged intimate relationship with a fellow inmate.Read More
In part one of an exclusive interview, Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, speaks out for the very first time since the football star’s shocking prison suicide.
She reveals what he said in their very last phone call, what she thinks about his suicide note, and sheds light on the former New England Patriots’ mindset in his final hours.Read More
Bethany was recently released from a hospital after two months due to the effects of her IV heroin use.
From being in a medically induced coma for 10 days and placed on life support, to needing emergency open heart surgery and a pacemaker, she nearly lost her life. But despite nearly dying, Bethany says she is still using heroin multiple times a day but lies to her family and tells them that she is sober. That’s not the only dark secret Bethany is keeping from her family. How will her family react to Bethany’s new revelations and watching video of her using drugs? Plus, find out what leaves Bethany’s father in tears and almost unable to even speak to his youngest child?Read More
Crystal claims her roommate, Ronnie, has become obsessed with her.
Crystal says she met Ronnie, who was homeless, in a bar and within a week, she invited him and his son to move in with her and her two young children. Now, she says she has a “stalker living in her home.” She claims Ronnie has broken into her phone, sabotaged her relationships, won’t stop staring at her and watches her while she sleeps, eats and watches TV – she claims things are so bad, she won’t make eye contact with him because she fears he’ll take it the wrong way. Ronnie says he’s not obsessed. He says everything he does for Crystal is out of love and “nine out of 10 women would kill for a man like him.” He wants Crystal to admit her feelings for him and acknowledge they are a family. Ronnie’s 16-year-old son, Shawn, says his father is so “crazy and obsessed” with Crystal, and he acts out in school and gets bad grades in hopes his father will pay attention to him instead of her. Will Crystal admit her true feelings for Ronnie? Or does Ronnie believe his behavior has gone too far?Read More
Julianne claims her daughter’s boyfriend, Leighton, has “lied his way through life” and is turning her beautiful daughter, Mariah, into a liar and a con artist.
She claims Leighton lied about being kidnapped, faked cancer and convinced a friend to give him $70,000 for a business that never opened. She claims he even created a crowdfunding page to raise money to treat his alleged cancer. Julianne also blames him for getting her daughter, Mariah, addicted to drugs. But Mariah says Leighton absolutely did not get her addicted to drugs — he just helped her because she has “bad veins.” Leighton and Mariah are pointing the finger at Julianne and claim she is the one who first introduced her daughter to marijuana. Leighton says Julianne is very controlling and manipulative and constantly tries to break them up because she despises him. In a tense in-studio showdown, Julianne faces off against Mariah and Leighton. Are Mariah and Leighton ready to get help? Why was hotel security called before the show, and what happened after Leighton and Mariah arrived at the studio before the taping?Read More
Kelly says she was 11 years old when her father began grooming her to be his “wife.”
Kelly claims her father made her iron his clothes, have food on the table when he got home from work, and even forced her into a sexual relationship with him for 12 years. Kelly claims she gave birth to two of his children and was brainwashed into believing it was “normal life.” Kelly’s mother, Christine, says she wondered whether Kelly was being abused by her father but says she eventually threw her hands up in the air and gave up trying to get custody of her because her ex was making it too difficult for her. Christine says she wants her daughter to “move on” with her life, which angers Kelly. Kelly’s best friend, Niquelle, says she noticed the odd relationship between Kelly and her father. When Kelly admitted she was being abused and that the father of her two children was her father, Niquelle immediately called the police, helping to put an end to Kelly’s 12-year ordeal.Read More
It was a national news story that shocked and broke hearts across the nation: an 11-year-old boy committed suicide after an alleged social media prank.
Katrina Goss says she found her son, Tysen, hanging in his bedroom closet after she says his reported “girlfriend” faked her own death. How did what is being called a “cruel teen joke” spiral so out of control? In an exclusive interview, Katrina shares intimate details of that fateful night and heartbreaking last moments of her son’s life. Plus, find out why she says she believes this may have been something more than a prank.Read More