January 11, 2018
Tina claims her 11-year-old daughter has killed a cat, attempted to smother her younger brother and has gotten physical with other children. Tina and her cousin Colleen say they fear if the girl doesn’t get help, she may go on a killing spree.
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Tina claims she doesn’t know what’s behind her daughter’s extreme behavior – but Colleen says she believes it’s Tina’s parenting.
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In the video above from Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Charles Sophy, medical director for the Department of Child and Family Services in Los Angeles and member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, weighs in on how Tina’s behavior is affecting her daughter – and her ability to regain custody of the child.
And on Thursday, Dr. Phil tells the mom what he thinks she needs to do to regain custody, and offers her help. Watch more here.