Theresa claims her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, has set the house on fire, attacked her, assaulted her grandmother, Bonnie, and ran away from home to be with a boy she met online, which Tessa denies.
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Theresa says that in the past, she has sent Tessa to live with Bonnie and placed her into voluntary foster care. She also claims that Tessa went to stay at a homeless shelter “That was basically set up as a respite care because she’s been so violent that there isn’t anywhere else for her to go.” WATCH Runaway Teen Claims She Left Home When Mom Rented Her Bedroom To A ‘Greasy Old Man’
“I’ve jumped through every single hoop that I can to try to get my daughter help, but nothing seems to work,” Theresa tells Dr. Phil in part one of a two-part episode airing Wednesday.
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