Christy says her 17-year-old son, Cameron, vapes marijuana, is physically and verbally aggressive, is failing out of school, and is completely out of control.

Cameron, who now lives with his grandmother, Mary, admits that he hates school and doesn’t go that often.”

“You’re not the problem. You’re the squeaky wheel,” Dr. Phil says to Cameron.

On Tuesday’s episode, ‘“17 and Extra Mean: Help My Pot-Smoking, School-Skipping Teen!”’ Dr. Phil introduces Cameron to life development coach and New York Times bestselling author Mike Bayer. Watch the video above to hear how Coach Mike says he can help Cameron set himself up to win.

And later, returning guest Andrew, who exhibited many of the same behaviors as Cameron, says he successfully turned his life around after meeting Dr. Phil in season 19. What does Andrew say he hopes Cameron can learn from his experience?

Dr. Phil airs Monday – Friday. Check your local listings to find out where to watch.


Mike Bayer is a life development coach and Founder and CEO of CAST Centers. His latest book, “One Decision: The First Step to a Better Life,” is available wherever books are sold.

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