Patty and Andy Grove claim their daughter, Catherine, was indoctrinated by the Church of Wells
in East Texas nearly five years ago, and still lives there today.
The couple claims Catherine has run away from the religious community multiple times over the years, but always ends up going back. Catherine claims she is willingly a member of the group. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a story Dr. Phil won’t believe?
“My advice to you is the same thing that I would say to someone who was going to do an intervention,” Dr. Phil tells the Groves, adding, “If someone was on drugs or alcohol, one of the biggest mistakes people make is they go in with a plan to stop what’s happening, but they don’t have a plan of what to do instead.”
Continuing, he says, “So, if and when this opportunity presents itself and it will, you’ve got to not only go, be willing to go pick her up, you’ve got to have a plan in place of exactly what you’re going to do to give her a soft place to fall and to overcome these thoughts, these values, these beliefs that she has been living with, something that’s more constructive, and it’s going to be a process.”
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