Chris and Dawn fear their son, Dawson, is going down a criminal path. They say the 15-year-old is dealing drugs, stealing and carrying a gun – and they fear he could end up dead.  
 
The teen says he knows what he’s doing and his parents should let him live the life he enjoys.
 

Dr. Phil offers Chris and Dawn the opportunity to send Dawson to a therapeutic program so that he can get his life back in order – and they can heal their relationship.
 
In the video above, see what happens after the show when Dawson learns what his parents have decided. 
 
This episode airs Tuesday. Check here to see where you can watch.

Dr. Phil Season 18 premieres Monday, September 9! Check here to see where you can watch.