Madie, 18, says she feels like her parents, Beth and Jim, regret adopting her
at birth, and claims they’ve put a wedge between her and her younger sister. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: At odds with a family member?
“My parents just shower her with love and support, and they give me nothing,” claims the teen. “They say that I am a bad person, and I am hard to love. They are corrupting how she feels about me.” Beth and Jim claim that Madie lies, steals and is sometimes physically abusive t
o family members. They say they believe their daughter’s behavior is a direct result of mental illness.
Madie says she was diagnosed with ADHD and bipolar disorder at age 9 and taken to the Lawlis Peavey PsychoNeuroPlasticity (PNP) Center for evaluation at 14.
When PNP Cente
r Co-founder, Dr. Frank Lawlis joins the discussion on Wednesday’s Dr. Phil, what does he reveal about the results of Madie’s evaluation? Tune in to Wednesday’s episode.
to find out where you can watch. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your family a stressed mess? Dr. Phil To Parents Of Daughter Adopted At Birth: ‘She Has Really Questioned Who She Is And Where She Fits In’