In 2002 - the very first season of Dr. Phil, Trisha, who called herself a “workaholic,” and Sylvia, a self-described “food junkie,” each asked Dr. Phil what they could do to overcome their compulsions.

“The guests in today’s show all made action plans to better themselves, so I wanted to check in on them to see how they’re doing all these years later,” says Dr. Phil in the video above.

Today, Trisha says that being on the program all those years ago was a “defining moment” in her life. Watch the video above to see how she and Sylvia say they’re doing now, then check here. to watch more from this Classic Dr. Phil episode.

In Memory of Roderick Durham
Dr Phil Staff

Roderick Durham died at age 52 on Sunday, March 13, 2016, 14 years after he first appeared on "Dr. Phil." Dr. Phil along with the production staff and crew extend our heartfelt condolences to his friends, family, students, and everyone he inspired.


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