A Baby Ripped from the Womb: One Mother’s Nightmare
An attack in Colorado almost too brutal to believe: A fetus ripped from a mother's womb. Dr. Phil has the exclusive interview with brave survivor Michelle Wilkins, whose story made .. show full overview
Athlete to Escort: A Champion Runner's Fall from Grace
From athlete to escort: Suzy Favor Hamilton is a former world-class runner who seemed to have a picture-perfect life. She was a champion. She appeared in a Nike commercial. She did .. show full overview
TV Star's Alcoholism & Depression Spiral Out of Control: Can His Career Be Saved?
TV Star Nicholas Brendon is best known for his role as “Xander Harris” on the hugely popular TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer and most recently for his role as “Kevin Lynch” on the TV .. show full overview
A Military Cop's Confession to His Family: “I Want to Be a Woman”
Gary says he was floored when his nephew Zach, whom he’s been raising since he was a few days old and considers a son, revealed a desire to “become a woman” and identifies as .. show full overview
MMA Fighter Sick of Battling Outside the Ring with Ex-Wife over Their Son
MMA Fighter Eddie, 33, has spent the past eight years battling his ex-wife Melissa, 36, in court, over custody of their son. Melissa has lost custody twice, but she claims Eddie and his .. show full overview
“My Daughter is a Beautiful, Intelligent, Talented, Egomaniacal, Drug-Addicted Liar and Thief”
Constance says her adult daughter Candice is a lying, chaotic, mooching, immature terror, who steals and lives rent free in her house. Candice is proud to say she is young, hot and able .. show full overview
“Accused of Kidnapping Our Own Child”
Waco and Alley claim Waco’s mother, Stacy, and her husband, Jacob, are trying to “steal” their 3-year-old daughter, but Stacy and Jacob claim the parents are neglectful toward the child. .. show full overview
A Mother Missing: A Stepfather Accused
Shelbie’s mother, Carie Zapletal, went missing nearly nine months ago, and she believes her stepfather, Ed, and possibly his daughter, Lauren, had something to do with her disappearance. .. show full overview
Missing Mom: What Happened to Carie?
In Part 2, Ed’s daughter, Lauren, reveals what she says happened the night her stepmother, Carie Zapletal, went missing. Does it crack the case wide open? Is her account plausible? Ed .. show full overview
“Mom Kicked Me Out at 15:” Is Daughter Ungrateful or Is Mom Delusional?
Beverly and her daughter, Courtney, 20, have been estranged for five years after what Beverly says was one fight about a messy home before her daughter walked out of her life. Courtney .. show full overview
“My Mom is Worth Millions: Is Her Husband a Catch or a 'Catfish'?”
Jordan says he is afraid his mom, Deanna's, husband could drain his family’s inheritance. Deanna married James in Nigeria six years ago after meeting him abroad. Deanna says there is .. show full overview
Creepy Dad or Midlife Crisis: “My Husband’s Inappropriate Sexting, Social Media Posts and Messages to Our Daughter’s Friends”
Tammy claims her husband, Richard, is obsessed with social media and sexting with women in secret online groups. Richard says if Tammy paid him more attention, he wouldn’t have to look .. show full overview
A Mother of Four Who Says: “I Don't Want to Be a Mom Anymore”
Within months of each other, Heather tragically lost both her mother and oldest daughter. She now states she has no purpose in life and flat-out says she doesn't want to be a mother to .. show full overview
“I Believe My Daughter's Fiancé is Abusing Her, and I Desperately Need Help”
Reeve, 20, is engaged to marry the man of her dreams, 30-year-old David, but Reeve’s father, Kim, and sister, Riley, say they fear Reeve could be making the biggest and possibly .. show full overview
“I Fear My Terminally Ill Son's Wife is Abusive, Cheating and Money Hungry”
Laurie and Kirk Sr. say they fear for their son, Kirk II, who is battling stage 4 liver cancer. They say when Star, the woman who once left their son at the altar, heard he had only six .. show full overview
“Our Son Claims He is a Famous Songwriter: Could He Be Delusional or a Master Manipulator?”
Robin says she’s concerned about her 23-year-old son, Riley, who uses drugs, is homeless and insists he’s a famous songwriter. Robin says Riley began lying and manipulating at a young .. show full overview
Exclusive: Eight Siblings Tortured and Held Hostage By Their Own Father
In a Dr. Phil exclusive, eight siblings are speaking out for the first time about the unthinkable torture they endured for years under the same roof — by their own father. In 1999, Mansa .. show full overview
“The Clock is Ticking and if Dr. Phil Can't Help Us, My Wife is Divorcing Me Next Week”
Vicki and her husband, Mark, have been married for only two years, but already they say they are at a crossroads in their relationship. Vicki has filed to terminate their marriage, and .. show full overview
“Acquitted of Kidnapping But My Husband Still Thinks I'm Guilty”
Laura made local headlines when she became the subject of a fugitive investigation after being accused of kidnapping her then 4-year-old daughter and going on the run. Her estranged .. show full overview
Social Media Obsessed Teens: “I Can't Breathe Without Wi-Fi”
Seventeen-year-old Khloe says she is so obsessed with social media, she cannot breathe without WiFi. She admits she spends 16-to-18 hours a day on various websites and posting selfies — .. show full overview
“I Reunited with My Birth Mother and Now She Says She Wishes She Never Had Me”
Adopted as a baby, Rhonda says she wondered throughout her childhood why her birth mother placed her for adoption. At 24, she finally met her birth mother, Terri, and says she learned .. show full overview
“How Did Our Son Go from College-Bound Star Athlete to a Homeless 'Moocher' Sleeping in a Tool Shed?”
Rachael and her husband, Tino, face off with their 22-year-old son, Ian, who they say went from being a star student and athlete to a “moocher” who now sleeps in their tool shed! They .. show full overview
Exclusive: High School Hero Defends Blind Teen in Alleged Bully Attack Caught on Video
Huntington Beach High School student Cody Pines is being hailed as a hero after the teen was caught on tape taking down an accused bully who was allegedly beating up legally-blind .. show full overview
Oprah’s Big Project and Guilt, Grief, Forgiveness: Best Friends Connecting after Tragedy
Oprah Winfrey sits down with Dr. Phil to share her new, week-long documentary series “Belief.” The documentary depicts how people with a wide range of beliefs search for deeper meaning .. show full overview
“I Became a Trending Topic.” Peeple App Creator Sets the Record Straight
Julia, a marketing entrepreneur, says when she created the Peeple app, which allows people to be reviewed, the social media buzz wasn’t what she bargained for. Deemed by some as “Yelp .. show full overview
“My Gambling, Addicted Mom is $400,000 in the Hole, about to Lose Her Home and Possibly Her 14-Year-Old Son!”
Serena says she’s begged her mother, Debbie, to fight the urge of her gambling addiction before she loses her home and possibly, she fears, custody of her teenage son! Serena says she .. show full overview
She Was a Model, a Marine, but Now She's a Mess
Bill and Marlena say their daughter Courtney was a beautiful child and model who, after the events of 9/11, decided to join the military. While serving in Iraq, Courtney says she was .. show full overview
Hollywood Facialist Accused of Hiring a Hit Man Speaks Out for the First Time
Hollywood skin specialist to the stars Dawn DaLuise says she built her business and reputation on her avant garde beauty treatments and celebrity clients, such as Jennifer Aniston, Brad .. show full overview
“I'm Fighting for Custody of My Child with My Ex-Husband Who I Believe is Stalking Me”
Leslie says her ex-husband, Andy, is controlling, abusive and narcissistic, and she desperately hopes one day to have joint custody of their 5-year-old son. She claims Andy stalks her by .. show full overview
“Dr. Phil, I Need Your Help Again: My Daughter is Hitchhiking and Train Hopping as a Portland Street Kid”
Five years ago, Tammy came to Dr. Phil for help with what she called unleashing her “special brand” of anger on her then 15 and 13-year-old daughters, Tatiana and Tameeka — yelling and .. show full overview
A Baby on the Way: “I Think My Daughter & Her Fiancé Are Unfit Parents & I Am Fighting for Custody of My Unborn Grandchild!”
Twenty-year-old Kiersten is seven months pregnant and says she’s ready to parent her daughter with her fiancé, Jadan, 22. But Kiersten’s mother, Karen, says, “no way.” Karen says she’s .. show full overview
“Our Father Has a Secret Life South of the Border and Has Given $1.5 Million to His Former Mistress”
Karina and her six sisters claim their father, Maurice, has conned and stolen nearly $2 million from friends, family, and strangers to give to his former mistress, Josephina, who insists .. show full overview
Love Triangle Troubles: “Torn between My 'City Boy' Husband & My 'Country Boy' Boyfriend”
Julie has been married to her husband, Richard, for 13 years but has spent the last year and a half in an affair with her childhood friend Lloyd. Julie says Richard has provided .. show full overview
Subway Sandwich King to Child Sex Scandal: The Jared Fogle Audio Tapes
Inside ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's shocking sex scandal: For the first time ever, hear the disturbing secret audio tapes of Fogle talking about having sex with minors. Former .. show full overview
The Jared Fogle Audio Tapes: His Plans to Target Children
More shocking admissions in the never-before-heard Jared Fogle recordings. Best known for his dramatic weight loss, the former Subway spokesman has agreed to plead guilty to charges .. show full overview
“I'm Worried My Brother-in-Law is Having an Affair with My 16-Year-Old Daughter”
Bridget says she’s worried that her 38-year-old brother-in-law, Kevin, may be having an inappropriate relationship with her 16-year-old daughter, Grace. She says Kevin visits and spends .. show full overview
Uncle Kevin Answers the Accusations
Bridget says she’s not sure what to believe about the relationship between her 38-year-old brother-in-law, Kevin, and 16-year-old daughter, Grace. She says red flags were raised that .. show full overview
“My Son-in-Law is Selfish, Angry, Disrespectful and Entitled”
Marilyn says she’s fed up with her son-in-law Adam, who she calls “irresponsible,” “hot-tempered,” “verbally-abusive,” “entitled,” and a “cheater.” She says she’s tired of what she calls .. show full overview
A Dr. Phil Daytime Exclusive: The Woman Who Put Drain Cleaner in Her Eyes to Fulfill Her Dream of Being Blind
Amber, aka “Jewel” Shuping, made international headlines when she intentionally made herself blind by putting drain cleaner into her eyes. Jewel says that ever since she was a little .. show full overview
“My Husband Convinced Me to Sign a Postnup, but I Want It Thrown Out!”
Karie claims her husband of eight years, Michael, won’t live in the same house with her, refuses to support her financially, and even bullied her into signing a postnuptial agreement .. show full overview
Badmouthing, Bruises and a Bitter Custody Battle: What Does the Neighbor Say?
Linda's neighbor Sandra is in the middle of a bitter custody battle with her ex-husband, Joey, and Linda says she’s tired of watching their two daughters get caught in the middle — and .. show full overview
A Bitter Custody Battle: Claims of Poison in Ice Cream, a Child Wrapped in a Garbage Bag and Inappropriate Touching: What Will the Polygraph Reveal?
Sandra and her ex-husband, Joey, admit they’re in a bitter custody battle, and Sandra’s neighbor, Linda, says she’s concerned for their two young daughters caught in the middle. Sandra .. show full overview
Surrogate Mother Convicted for Scamming Couple out of Thousands with Fake Pregnancy
Audrey made headlines and landed behind bars for running a surrogacy scam, by pretending to be pregnant and conning couples out of thousands of dollars. The 36-year-old mother of four .. show full overview
Exclusive: The First Victim of the Fogle Sex Scandal Comes Forward. Hidden Cameras, Secret Recordings, One Girl's Cautionary Tale
In a national television exclusive, the first identified victim in the Jared Fogle sex scandal speaks out only to Dr. Phil. Sixteen-year-old Analissa claims that when she was 14, she was .. show full overview
“My Wife is Divorcing Me Because She is Obsessed with a Country Music Star”
Travis says that after eight years of marriage, his wife, Jenna, sent him a text message on her way home from a Kip Moore concert saying that she is “100 percent in love” with the .. show full overview
“I'm Afraid My Daughter Was Kidnapped by Her Survivalist Boyfriend”
Eighteen-year-old Alexis' parents fear that her boyfriend kidnapped her and held her hostage -- a claim they both deny.
My Ex-Wife Claims I Molested Our Daughter Who Ran Off With Her Boyfriend
Eighteen-year-old Alexis' biological father says her mother, Gina, accused him of molesting her when she was a toddler, and he wants to prove his innocence.
Adopted Twin, Beaten, Strangled, Starved and Locked in a Room: The Exclusive Interview
Tina says her children lived in a house of horrors with their father and stepmother; two of the eldest speak out for the first time about the conditions they say they endured.
Our Wanna-Be Male Model Son Is Telling the World We Abused Him: It's All a Lie!
Aspiring model Stephen, 20, posts online claims that he was abused by his parents as a child; they say he is the one who is hostile and abusive, and he once had to be institutionalized; the family meets for the first time in months.
Exclusive: Estranged Couple Michael and Kate Lohan Lose Custody of Their Children: What Really Happened?
Michael Lohan tells what he says happened the night he lost custody of his two toddler sons with his wife Kate Major, who he says is a volatile, ``raging alcoholic.''
Was This Teacher Drunk in Her Elementary School Classroom?
Bad teacher? Michelle made headlines when she was accused of the unthinkable: showing up drunk to substitute teach children at an Oklahoma elementary school. Police say Michelle's .. show full overview
“My Crazy Childhood: My Dad Was The Breast Pump Bandit and His Mistress Lived in Our House”
Lauren says she resents her parents, Laura and John, for the life she says she lived as a teen. She claims that Laura neglected to teach her any life skills and encouraged her to drop .. show full overview
The Unbelievable Story of the Breast Pump Bandit: His Affairs, His Addictions, His Excuses
On Tuesday, amid claims of drinking and doing drugs with teenagers and extramarital affairs, Dr. Phil revealed that Lauren’s father, John, had been dubbed the “Breast Pump Bandit” by his .. show full overview
Out of Control, Out of Patience and Out of Time
Jennifer says she’s at her wits’ end with her 13-year-old son’s behavioral problems. She says he’s angry and violent, starts fires, threatens to kill people and claims he sees vampires .. show full overview
Mama's Little Boy or Daddy's Little Girl: Identity Confusion or Brainwashing?
Michelle and her ex-husband, Kyle, say when their daughter Aubrey was born intersex, they agreed to raise her as a girl. Until recently, they say they’ve been co-parenting Aubrey, now 4, .. show full overview
Star Nicholas Brendon Update: The Real Man Behind the News Scandals and Arrests
Nicholas Brendon (``Buffy the Vampire Slayer,'' ``Criminal Minds'') returns to face his struggle with alcoholism and depression.
Three Sisters Divided: Our Sister's Self-Destructive Behavior Is Killing Our Mother and Could Land Her Behind Bars
Elvia and Erica worry that their sister is dangerously promiscuous and abusive toward their mother, and they fear for their mother's health.
My Husband vs. My Lying Ex: Time Is Running Out for This Wife Caught in the Middle
John's wife has terminal cancer, and when she is gone he may have to co-parent her children with her ex, Rick, who they say is a narcissist, drug addict and thief; Rick says his ex-wife's cancer diagnosis may be a scam to get donations.
I Can't Say No to Anything and It Could Literally Kill Me
Sadie is a full-time high-school teacher, a beauty queen and a candidate for political office; Courtney has OCD and spends most of her time trying to avoid germs.
Should I Give Up On Getting Hot?
Nadine is a beautiful 36-year-old who says behind her smile is a woman traumatized by a lifelong obsession to be thin. She estimates that over the years, she’s gained and lost at least .. show full overview
Animal Activist Under Attack
An animal rescuer comes face to face with members of a hateful Facebook group dedicated to destroying her reputation.
I'm Terrified My Son Could Become a Mass Murderer
This episode has no summary.
The Pain of Marriage Remorse: I'm Ready to Leave My Husband, Who Is 26 Years Older
Brenda says her much-older husband became crazy and temperamental soon after their wedding; Bev fears that her sister's younger boyfriend is in the relationship for a green card and money; author Mitch Albom.
My Daughter Is Obsessed With Being the Black Sheep: Is She Mentally Ill or a Drama Queen?
Kim fears for her teen daughter's safety and wonders if mental illness could be the cause of her outrageous behavior.
We Think Our Mom Is Cheating, Lying and Choosing Men Over Us! Should We Cut Her Off or Cut Her Some Slack?
Teen girls and their grandmother are concerned by their mother's promiscuous behavior and choice to party with men rather than be a mom; she says she is ready to cut ties if they do not stop ganging up on her.
An In-Law Ultimatum: My Beauty Queen Daughter's Ex-Cop Husband Needs to Get a Job or Get Out of My House!
Daniela says her husband has been fighting the debilitating symptoms of PTSD and she resents her mother, with whom they live, for calling him lazy and worthless because he does not support his wife and child.
2 DUIs, 5 Stints in Rehab, 22 Days in a Coma, 1 Upcoming Wedding, 3 Kids, and 1 Fed-Up Wife
Scott insists he was not drunk when he fell down a flight of stairs and says he has his drinking under control, but his family tells a different story; the winner of the Walk a Day in Robin's Shoes campaign tells her story of domestic violence.
Death, Drugs and Lies
Dr. Phil must determine whether a young woman is addicted to anti-anxiety medication, or whether her family is overreacting.
61-Year-Old Polygamous Pastor Marries 19-Year-Old Pregnant Girlfriend With His Wife's Blessing
Belinda, 44, says bringing a ``sister wife'' into her marriage is a ``beautiful thing''; her husband says the backlash to their lifestyle from the community and social media has been so severe that he fears for their safety; Pastor Joel Osteen.
I Want a Divorce but My Obsessive and Controlling Husband Won't Let Me Go
When Alyssa leaves her controlling husband, her mother fears he is desperate and capable of anything; Rachael Ray (``Everyone Is Italian on Sunday'') helps a couple.
We Believe Our Mother Blames Us for Our Sister's Death!
Debbie's son and daughter say their mother refuses to move past the tragedy of their 16-year-old sister's death, and the family is falling apart; John Stamos (``Grandfathered'').
Exclusive: Missing 15-Year-Old Girl Found Alive After Allegedly Being Held Hostage! Is There More to the Story?
A 15-year-old tells what happened when she went missing.
The Parents of Missing 15-Year-Old Found Alive React to Her Claims
A woman and her fiance react to revelations from her 15-year-old daughter about what happened when the girl disappeared.
Facing Jail Time Because Step-Daughter Is a Liar
Ruth and her husband say her 20-year-old daughter's lies are ruining their lives and have landed them both behind bars; the young woman admits she lies but says she does not know why.
Protective Mom or Jilted Lover?
Angela says her ex-boyfriend has ties to a child pornography scandal and has physically and sexually abused their 2-year-old, so she wants his parental rights revoked; he denies her accusations and says she is just being vindictive.
I Believe My Mooching Nephew and His Alleged Six Alter Egos Are Duping My Sister
Laurie believes her 23-year-old son has multiple personalities and many other disorders; her sister says he is a moocher who has been manipulating his mother to get what he wants and avoid working.
My Kids Were Starved, Slapped and Locked In a Room: A One-Year Sentence Isn't Enough!
A couple are charged with abusing some of their six internationally adopted children, and the new adoptive parents of two of the children say their prison sentences are not long enough; journalist Piers Morgan discusses the case.
Making a Murderer: Did They Get It Wrong?
This episode has no summary.
A Mysterious Stabbing, Calls to Cops, a Beautiful Daughter's Cry for Attention or a Mom Out of Control?
Teen Peyton's sisters say she is a master manipulator who preys on their mother's emotions; the girl makes a shocking confession.
Making a Murderer: New Details Revealed as the Sheriff's Department Speaks Out
A documentary leads viewers to believe that Steven Avery, sentenced to life in prison for murder, is not guilty; the man who was sheriff during Avery's trial delves into the details of the case.
I'm Raising My Granddaughter Because I Think My Daughter Is Violent, Abusive and Neglectful!
Susie says her daughter neglects her parental duties to spend time with her boyfriend, who has a history of drug use and a criminal record.
I Am God's Prophet and My Family Is Trying to Destroy Me
Julia and her husband believe she is a prophet and able to work miracles; her parents try to get custody of the couple's children away from them.
My Future Mother-in-Law Is a Violent, Overbearing Bully!
Megan says her 18-year-old son's fiancee got pregnant in order to trap him after learning he will receive a large inheritance; the young woman says she is tired of Megan calling her .. show full overview
My Daughter Bullies Me With Beatings and Threats to My Life!
Police incident reports may reveal what has been going on in the home in which Elizabeth and her 21-year-old daughter accuse each other of physical abuse; teen clairvoyant medium Tyler Henry.
My Drug-Addicted, Mooching, Ex-Marine Brother Needs to Get His Life Together and Our Parents Need to Stop Enabling Him!
Adrienne says her drug-addict brother's lying and manipulative ways are killing their parents, and the family reunites on Dr. Phil's stage.
A Blended Family on the Brink
A pair who met only once marry and bring their seven children under one roof, and life is not what anyone expected.
Sisters at War Over a Will: I Want Her Out of Our Deceased Mom's House!
Lisa and Jana have fought over their late mother's estate for five years; Miranda says her mother is obsessed with looking like a stripper.
Wife of Top Restaurant Executive Claims She Was Scammed Out of $3 Million by Famous Football Star: Victim or Co-Conspirator?
Socialite Anita says she was duped out of her fortune by NFL player Art Schlichter, who then pressured her to borrow money from others; her former housekeeper suggests Anita may be a co-conspirator.
I Believe My Mother Turned a Blind Eye to My Grandfather Molesting Me
Angel says her mother allowed her grandfather to molest her, knowing he had molested other children in the past; her mother says she never thought her dying father could harm her children.
Behind the Scenes of the O.J. Simpson Trial: What Really Happened?
In June 1994, former professional football star and actor O.J. Simpson was tried for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. The case has been .. show full overview
Death by Salt: A Mom Accused
Hannah and Larry Overton were devout Christians, faithful missionaries and doting parents of four children. Their lives seemed content until they met a little foster child named Andrew, .. show full overview
Wife Gets 25 Years for Pushing Husband Out of High Rise Window
Beautiful, privileged, newlywed Amber Hilberling was seven-months pregnant when her husband, Josh, fell to his death from the window of their luxury 25th floor high-rise apartment. Amber .. show full overview
Newlywed Murder: The Bride Speaks Out Exclusively From Behind Bars
It was a newlywed nightmare that ended with the bride in prison. Dr. Phil goes behind bars to speak to beautiful, 24-year-old Amber Hilberling, who is serving 25 years for second degree .. show full overview
Addicted to Rock but Now at Rock Bottom
Kris,43, has been chasing his dream of being a rock and roll superstar his entire life. He says he's "addicted to fame" and just like a drug addiction, the pursuit of his dream has cost .. show full overview
Fat Guy Bikes Cross Country: To Save His Life or to Scam America?
A 560-pound man says he is going on an epic bike ride across America to lose weight, write a book and save his marriage, but when thousands of dollars roll into his GoFundMe campaign, critics say he is just a con artist; he confronts them on stage.
Neighbor Feud Erupts With Constant Calls to the Police, False Allegations, Trumped Up Charges and Threats of Violence
A couple say their new neighbors have been a constant source of conflict, making threats and false police reports and allowing their four dogs to bark all night; the three neighbors accuse the couple of making up lies about them.
Virginia Tech Students Accused of Murdering 13-Year-Old Girl: The Victim’s Father Speaks Out
Thirteen-year-old Nicole Lovell disappeared from her Blacksburg, VA home on January 27, after barricading her dresser against her door and reportedly climbing out her bedroom window. .. show full overview
I Believe My Granddaughter Was Illegally Adopted. We Want Her Back!
Julia says that, eight years ago, when authorities found her and her young daughters and newborn granddaughter homeless and living in a car, they placed the girls in foster care, and the infant got adopted, but now the family wants her back.
I Want to Confront the Woman Whom I Believe Illegally Adopted My Granddaughter!
Jyllian says her adopted daughter's formerly homeless birth family has gotten out of control, and she has obtained a restraining order against bio-mom Olivia, fearing that they will kidnap her daughter.
Jodi Arias and the Murder of Travis Alexander: New Details From the Trial Revealed
Prosecutor Juan Martinez reveals behind-the-scenes details that happened during the trial of Jodi Arias for the murder of ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander; one of the jurors sheds light on what deadlocked a jury; Alexander's sister Tanisha speaks out.
Amanda's Secret: Forbidden Love
Amanda says her father molested her for 15 years; her mother and other family members refuse to believe her, but her grandmother says they are in denial; the three women come face-to-face to get to the bottom of what happened.
Amanda's Secret: Lie Detector Results Revealed
Amanda says her father sexually abused her for more than a decade, but some family members refuse to believe her; what he said to her in a phone call recorded by police; she takes a polygraph exam.
Young, Beautiful, Identical and Addicted
Dr. Phil extends a radical offer of help to twin sisters who are homeless and will do anything to score drugs.
Help Me, Dr. Phil: I Believe My Husband Is Poisoning My Food and Injecting Me With Needles!
Pat believes that her husband has been poisoning her food and injecting her with poison as she sleeps so he can molest their three teenage daughters; he says she has paranoid, delusional mental illness; Dr. Phil talks with the girls.
Deadly Accident or Push? A Grieving Mom vs. The Girlfriend Accused
Stephanie’s 21-year-old son, Malcolm, died in December after going into a coma following a 15-foot fall from a stairway railing. Malcolm’s 19-year-old girlfriend, Chloe, was the only .. show full overview
The Pastor, His Wife, the Call Girl & the Bounty Hunter
Marissa wrote to Dr. Phil begging for help with her mother, Vicki, who has been married to Marissa’s dad, Robert, for 34 years. Last September, Marissa says she was suspicious of her .. show full overview
Teacher Guilty of Sleeping With Student Is Now Suing Him!
Former teacher Tanya Ramirez pled guilty for crossing a forbidden line … having sex with a 17-year-old student who attended the school where she taught.
But now, she’s done something .. show full overview
My Brother Thinks I'm Crazy, but I Swear He's the One Having Me Followed
Karen says two years ago she had it all: a successful business, a beautiful home on the beach, nice cars, and plenty of money in the bank. But now, Karen says she is in danger and that .. show full overview
My Newlywed Husband Lost Our Business, Gambled Away $300k, and Is About to Lose His Family
Amber says in the year-and-a-half that she’s been married to her husband, Jim, things have gone from very good to very, very, bad.
Gone are the expensive cars, fancy clothes, $300,000 .. show full overview
Accusations of Compulsive Lies, False Charges and Coaching: A Dad's Fears About His Daughter's Safety at Mom's House
Daniel says he and his ex, Lynsey, are caught in a contentious custody battle, filled with lies and accusations, and their 4-year-old daughter is caught in the middle.
Daniel claims .. show full overview
Mom vs. Dad: Why Lynsey Storms Off
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Daniel and Lynsey, who are in a contentious custody battle with their 4-year-old daughter caught in the middle.
Lynsey claims their daughter .. show full overview
First the Mistress in a Murder Case, Now Accused of Larceny: Help Me Clear My Name
Charlie says he had it all … a beautiful wife of 23 years, a good job, nice cars, and a big house on the water. But Charlie says his world was rocked on May 2, 2002 when his wife, .. show full overview
A Bite Mark and Broken Ribs: A Mother Accused of Abusing Her 16-Week-Old Baby
Marty made local headlines after she says a visit to the emergency room with her then 16-week-old son turned into a “nightmare,” and she was accused of abuse by authorities.
Marty says .. show full overview
Torn Ligaments, Bruised Arms and a Busted Lip: A Mother Abused by Her Sons or Angry Antagonizer?
Victoria says for years she’s been living in fear of her 15-year-old son, Angelo.
She claims that Angelo has spiraled out of control, and has become physically and verbally abusive .. show full overview
I'm Living in a Mancession! My Lazy, Underachieving Husband Refuses to Get a Job!
Chelsie is frustrated because she has to financially support her family, then come home to clean up after her baby and her husband, who has been unemployed throughout their marriage.
Our Handsome, Charismatic Son Is a Devil-Problem Child
Brandon, 22, has been threatening to kill his parents daily since he was 10 years old and has been in and out of mental hospitals since he was 11; he says his parents are the problem, then walks off the stage; a woman transforms her life.
Dr. Phil, You Saved Me Once, Can You Save Me Again? Now I'm Addicted to a Raging Husband and My Kids Are Paying the Price!
Jared has anger and mood swings that he does not know how to control, and his wife fears his violent outbursts and threats to harm himself.
“My Ex Is a Terrible Parent and a Danger To Our Children”
Chris claims his ex-wife, Kelly, is completely unfit to be a mother and is constantly placing their two young daughters in harm’s way. Chris says Kelly’s “look-the-other-way” parenting .. show full overview
“I Killed Mom”: A Daughter’s Confession and Shocking Picture She Texted Dad
On Thanksgiving Day 2013, the Hutson family’s celebration turned deadly.
While Donald Hutson was out shopping the Black Friday sales, he had no idea his home was being turned into a .. show full overview
Cory Knows Best
Elizabeth, 24, and her boyfriend, Cory, 36, have been together for three years and say they need Dr. Phil’s help before they can get married and spend the rest of their lives together. .. show full overview
The Disappearance of Christina Morris: A Mother’s Obsession with Finding Her Daughter Is Destroying Her Marriage
Jonni’s 23-year-old daughter, Christina Morris, disappeared almost two years ago, after a night out with friends. She was last seen on surveillance video walking into a parking garage .. show full overview
We're Terrified of Our Beautiful, Charismatic, Cunning, Explosively Violent 12-Year-Old Daughter
Violent 12-year-old Aneska says there are times when she feels like someone else is in control of her body; her parents say she has killed animals and has threatened to do the same to her mother.
I Can't Pull My Husband Away From His Video Game!
Preteen Aneska's parents say her rage and violence have them at their wits' end; Rachel wants her husband to put down his game controller and pay attention to her.
I Have 2 Years, 3 Months and 15 Days Left in This House. Can You Fix My Family?
Valerie says her husband is an emotionally stunted bully who favors one of their children, while the rest of their family is invisible to him; another child says she is counting down the years until she can move out; how to get out of a rut.
Torn Between Her City Boy Husband and Country Boy Lover Plus Ten Girls Honored
Richard says his wife is being manipulated and guilted into continuing an affair with a childhood friend; the 2015 National Young Women of Distinction Gold Award Recipients.
My Husband Calls Me A Moron. Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
Paul doesn't believe his explosive marriage to Julie can be fixed; Julie tries to be a good wife and isn't ready to give up on Paul despite his treating her like a child and calling her names.
Beautiful And Out Of Control
Maria and Paul need help with their violent 16-year-old daughter who started smoking at 10 and sneaking out of the house at 11; Maria admits to being afraid of her daughter and asks for Dr. Phil's help in regaining control of her.
Help! I Believe My Son Is A Lazy, Entitled, Mooching, Mia Dad!
A troubled 31-year-old father, who has been kicked out of the house by his parents for being lazy and jobless, admits to making mistakes and wants to improve his situation; an unexpected incident that occurred the morning of the show is revealed.
My Childless Sister Is Trying To Steal My Grandchildren From My Son And Me
A custody battle between Jasen, his mother, Kim, and her sister, Genevieve, who has temporary custody of Jasen's 8 and 12-year-old children, has turned into a war over who is a more fit parent; Kim believes Genevieve stole her grandchildren.
The Ultimate Enabler
A family has spent over $100,000 on helping their 29-year-old heroin addict son over the past 10 years and they want to stop bailing him out of trouble so he can get clean and be involved in his 5-month-old daughter's life.
Anorexic Mom: Torn Between Two Men
An anorexic woman says she has only three months to live and does not trust her drug-addicted husband to care for her children.
I Believe My Ex-Boyfriend Kidnapped Our Daughter and Kept Her for 5 Years!
After agreeing that her ex-boyfriend, Robert, would take their 1-year-old daughter with him to Michigan, “for the time being,” Ashley claims Robert “kidnapped” the child and kept her .. show full overview
What Happened to Baby Noah? An Accident or Abuse?
After her 2-year-old was diagnosed with symptoms commonly associated with shaken-baby syndrome, Kayla was charged with felony child abuse and the boy's absentee father showed up and demanded custody.
Hoarding Ultimatum: Your Junk Or Me
Richard says his six-year marriage to Kelli ended mainly due to Kelli’s obsession with keeping “stuff”! The couple has been divorced for 12 years and is now considering getting .. show full overview
I Believe My Daughter Is Being Controlled by Her BFF
Rachel had high hopes for her daughter, Shaila, with dreams of her graduating college, getting into the medical field, marrying a smart, handsome man and becoming a mother.
But .. show full overview
My Twins Are Complete Opposites: One Is a College Honors Student and the Other Might Be a Sugar Baby and Drop Out!
Identical twins Shaylen and Skyler admit they were close growing up – so close even friends could barely tell them apart. The two did everything side by side, including playing softball, .. show full overview
A Husband's Decision: His Marriage or His Mistress
Stacey says she was living the perfect life as a mother of six children and wife to a successful business owner, until 2009, when she says that she found out that her husband of 23 .. show full overview
Caught on Tape: Who's to Blame for Preston's Problems?
Steve and Stephanie claim they’re living in a war zone completely controlled by their 15-year-old son, Preston, who they call a “tornado of drama!”
They claim Preston hits Stephanie .. show full overview
Disowned by My Daughters After 35 Years of Drinking, 57 911 Calls, 170 Days in Jail and 8 Rehabs
Morgan and Ashley claim their mom is “a toxic, violent alcoholic,” who they say is way out of control, and that although she’s been to rehab eight times, hasn't stayed sober.
In the .. show full overview
Our Mooching Son Is Ruining Our Lives
Cathy and Gary say they worked their entire lives imagining that by now, they would be quietly enjoying their golden years together. Instead, they claim their 32-year-old “lazy, .. show full overview
Accusations of Bruises, Moldy Baby Bottles and a SWAT Team: I'm Not Giving My Grandson Back!
What kind of parents would allow their infant to be raised in a home with maggots, moldy baby bottles, dirty dishes and beer cans right next to the baby’s bassinet?
Kim claims those .. show full overview
Beautiful Mother Dead and Dismembered: The Ex-Girlfriend of the Man Accused Speaks Out
A murder mystery in Seattle: Ingrid Lyne, a beautiful mother of three vanishes without a trace. Then the unthinkable happens, police find her body in pieces. The suspect arrested is the .. show full overview
My Daughter Is a Liar and Catfishing Boys Online
Shannon claims her beautiful teenage daughter Ryann is a pathological liar and a catfish, who portrays herself online as a bubbly blonde cheerleader saving herself for her prince .. show full overview
Exclusive: Nick Gordon Finally Breaks His Silence About the Night Whitney's Daughter Was Found Unconscious
For the first time since Bobbi Kristina Brown's tragic death, the man she called her husband, Nick Gordon, pulls back the curtain on his private life with her and her mother, legendary .. show full overview
Exclusive: Nick Gordon on Bobbi Kristina's Final Moments
In part two of the exclusive interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend Nick Gordon, Gordon shares his story about Bobbi Kristina's final moments.
Gordon was one of the last .. show full overview
I Am Convinced My Granny Is Being Catfished by a Man Who Is Posing as a Financial Planner and She Could Go to Jail!
Barbara admits she has wired money to her online boyfriend, "David Chris Jr.," whom she has never met in person.
Barbara says that “David Chris Jr.” claimed to be an overseas .. show full overview
The Investigation of David Chris Jr. Continues: Is He Really a Catfish?
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with Barbara, who admits she has wired money to her online boyfriend, “David Chris Jr.,” a man she says she met on what she believed was a financial .. show full overview
Guilty of Sexually Assaulting a Patient ... Or Is He Innocent?
In 2008, Jamison Adsit was working as a safety companion, tasked with ensuring the security and well-being of patients in a hospital in Syracuse, NY. Six weeks into the job, Jamison says .. show full overview
Megan's Men: Who Is More Controlling, Her Dad or Her Husband?
Allen says he and his daughter, Megan, were close her entire life until she met her husband, Jim, when she was 18 and Jim was 26.
He claims Jim is controlling to the point where .. show full overview
My Mom Is a Party Girl Who Traded In Her Children for the Single Life
Courtney claims that after her parents divorced six years ago, her mother, Michelle, became an “out of control party girl,” and her dangerous behavior resulted in 2 DUIs and a serious .. show full overview
My Daughter Is A Lazy, Lying Mooch Who Neglects Her Kids
Christy’s 14-year-old daughter wrote an urgent email to the show begging for help for her “alcoholic” mother. Christy’s family claims Christy is a neglectful parent who prefers .. show full overview
I Sleep With a Gun Because I Am Terrified My 19-Year-Old Son Will Kill Me
Angie says her 19-year-old son was arrested for allegedly trying to run over an ex-girlfriend with his car. She says she is so afraid of his volatile behavior that she sleeps with a gun. .. show full overview
I Believe a Stranger Is Obsessed With My Beautiful Twin Daughters & Has Cyber Hijacked Them!
April claims a woman named Ashley is electronically “stealing” pictures of her twin daughters and posing as their mother online! April claims that Ashley has been obsessed with her .. show full overview
Will Ashley Confess?
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with husband and wife, Nathan and April, who claim a woman named Ashely is fixated on their beautiful twin daughters and continuously posts pictures .. show full overview
My Family Thinks I’m Crazy, But I Think They’re Crazy!
Amber, a 24-year-old mother of three, has said that when life gets tough, she checks herself into a mental hospital. Amber says that during her four hospital stays in the past eight .. show full overview
My Fiance Admits to Putting His Hands on Me and Pouring Ice Water on Me, but It's Partially My Fault for Provoking Him
Jordan says she is tired of her fiance's physical and verbal abuse, but adds that she loves him so much she is afraid to leave him.
An Engaged Couple Divided: Will Kyle & Jordan Call Off Their Wedding?
Jordan and Kyle accuse each other of physical abuse, and Jordan's mother has advice for her; Robin McGraw describes warning signs of an abusive relationship.
Schoolyard Setup Exclusive: Drugs Planted in a PTA Mom's Car
Former PTA president Kelli says that after a school spat, fellow parents framed her by stashing bags of drugs in her car; one of them, who has served time for her part in the incident, speaks out for the first time.
A Mom's Dilemma: Her Infant or the Love of Her Life?
Jayson lost his rights to all of his children due to sexual abuse findings, but his girlfriend believes him when he says he never harmed them; her mother is convinced he is dangerous and guilty.
Jayson's Polygraph Results Revealed: Kristina's Decision
A man accused of sexually abusing his children takes a polygraph; his girlfriend must choose between him and custody of her newborn son.
Sandra and Joey Return: Will Sandra Finally Take the Polygraph and Drug Test?
A mother in a bitter custody battle is offered a polygraph test to prove that she has not coached her daughters to make false accusations of physical and sexual abuse against their father, but something causes her to storm off stage.
A Custody Confrontation as Sandra Storms Off: Will She Return?
A mother in a bitter custody battle is offered a polygraph test to prove that she has not coached her daughters to make false accusations of physical and sexual abuse against their father, but something causes her to storm off stage.
Ex-Major League Baseball Player Now Facing Major Problems
An alcohol intervention for MLB star Richie Lewis; former teammate Deion Sanders surprises his dear friend.
Exclusive: Accused Freeway Sniper Speaks Out
Leslie Merritt Jr. discusses being locked up for nearly a year after being accused of being the Arizona freeway sniper.
A Hidden Pregnancy and a Faked Abortion: Is There Hope for My Relationship?
Unwed parents who met on a dating app feud over cheating, violence and lies; the young woman's family must raise their child while the pair are absorbed in their drama.
Scared of My Own Father ... Scared of My Own Son
Pat and his wife say that his father is delusional, violent, paranoid, and so dangerous that they fear for their family's safety.
Father vs. Son: Accusations of Conspiracy Theories and Paranoid Delusions
A couple want a relationship with his father, but they say he misconstrues every attempt as some form of life-threatening conspiracy; Pat Smith (``Second Chances'').
The Ultimate Betrayal: Should We Forgive My Grandma?
After 40 years of marriage, Lucy leaves town with her daughter's ex-husband and says she would choose him over her family.
I Believe My Sister's False Accusations Caused Me to Lose Part of a $2 Million Settlement
Michelle says her sister spread lies about her to her late fiance's family, causing her not to receive money from a wrongful death settlement, and accuses her sister's child of molesting hers.
Is This Lying Granny Ready to Come Clean?
Erik and his mother have had an ongoing battle with drug addiction, and he says she is the reason he has not been able to get clean.
My Daughter Stole My Credit Cards, Forged Checks and Was Arrested for Driving a Getaway Car in a Burglary
Wendy says her 23-year-old daughter has been manipulative and abusive for years; an update on a past guest who was at war with her children's grandmother.
Frat Boy Dubbed the Cannibal Killer: His Father Speaks
The father of Austin Harrouff, a 19-year-old accused of stabbing a couple to death and injuring their neighbor, speaks out.
Privileged, Pretty and Pregnant: Going Down the Wrong Path
A plastic surgeon's 26-year-old daughter is a homeless alcoholic living on the streets with her ex-con baby-daddy.
Mommy Dearest or Unfit Daughter? A Face Off That Has Been Years in the Making
Lisa says her daughter, Sara, is a drug addict who stole her own grandmother's identity; Sara says her mother is lying and has turned her children against her.