When DJ was 8, his parents divorced and the boy went to live with his father for a year. DJ claims that his father abused him and eventually went to jail.
Now, DJ admits that he has an anger problem. He says his mom is often his target, and he hits, spits on, and cusses at her.

DJ also has a younger sister who has been on the receiving end of his rage a few times, even though the 14-year-old says he loves her. In the video above, hear what happened between the siblings the day before DJ met with Dr. Phil that DJ says left his sister terrified.
On Wednesday’s episode, hear why DJ’s mom says she feels like she’s a hostage in her own home. And, learn what Dr. Phil discovers that could be contributing to DJ’s behavior. Watch more from the episode. Check here to see where you can tune in to Dr. Phil.

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