Joselyn claims that throughout her childhood, she and her younger brother suffered beatings at the hands of their mother, Aaliyah. And, she says that she believes her mother’s severe abuse contributed to her brother stabbing their grandmother to death.

Aaliyah admits she relied on corporal punishment because she says that’s how she was raised.

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In the video above, Dr. Phil doesn’t mince words when he offers Aaliyah advice on how she can help her daughter move forward.

Will mother and daughter be able to mend their relationship? This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday. Watch more here.