DJ says he knows he has anger issues that often lead to uncontrollable outbursts that have ended with him in handcuffs. He says the target of his anger is often his mom, whom he kicks, spits on, cusses at, and has even headbutted.
“She thinks she knows everything,” the 14-year-old says. “A lot of the times, I’m just trying to scare her.”

Hear why DJ says sometimes he feels like his mom doesn’t want him around in the video above. And, find out what happened when DJ arrived in Los Angeles to meet with Dr. Phil producers.
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 here. Check here to see where you can tune in to Dr. Phil.

TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your teen a wild child?

WATCH: Woman Claims 14-Year-Old Son Has ‘Charged’ At Her, Grabbed Her By The Throat To ‘Strangle’ Her