Zip Code:
Provider Type:
          PLAYING Why Mom Says She’s Afraid To Discipline Teen Daughter

          Why Mom Says She’s Afraid To Discipline Teen Daughter


          March 18, 2018

          Alma says her daughter Emmy has been terrorizing their family for the last two-and-a-half years. She claims the 16-year-old has hit her, bullies her and screams at her. She also says Emmy smokes marijuana and drinks alcohol and has been kicked out of two schools in the last two years.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling?

          “I don’t know what to do with my daughter,” Alma says. “I am at my wit’s end.”

          In the video above, Dr. Phil reviews some of Alma’s parenting strategies, including avoiding Emmy, not punishing her because she feels guilty, and spoiling her.

          WATCH: ‘I’m Going To Do What I Want To Do,’ Says 16-Year-Old

          “You stick with nothing. You follow through with zero,” Dr. Phil says. “So, basically, you’ve checked out. I mean, there’s not any parenting going on.”

          Why does Alma say she’s afraid to follow through on disciplining her daughter? And on Monday’s episode, hear what Emmy says about her behavior and her relationship with her mom. Check here to see where you can watch.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your family a stressed mess?

          Woman Says Sister Sent Text Message To Her Own Daughter That Said: ‘You Might As Well Kill Yourself’

          Phil in the Blanks – The Podcast

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500

          Want to Be on the New Show “Face the Truth”?

          Want to be on “Face the Truth”, a new show by Stage 29 Productions (producer of “The Doctors”), hosted by Vivica A. Fox?

          Be on the Show

          Explosive Family Drama?

          Does everyone in your family have strong personalities and refuse to back down?

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a family struggling with hunger during the holidays.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons