Janis spends her retirement savings on her socialite daughter's drug rehabilitation and says the young woman is still making life miserable for the entire family.
Billy, 20, says the hip-hop world would benefit from his presence, refuses to work and rages when his parents don't give him money; Hanson performs.
Teens Liberty German and Abigail Williams go hiking in the woods of their small hometown in Indiana and are brutally murdered; in their final moments, the best friends may have recorded images and audio of their killer.
A suburban family say their teen daughter's criminal behavior is so out of control that they have kicked her out of their home and changed the locks to stop her from stealing.
Nicole, 27, admits that she is an alcoholic and a danger to herself and others, but says she drinks because she hates looking in the mirror and to help her escape from reality.
An 18-year-old Little Rock native vanishes without a trace.
Hollywood actress and model Teri Copley says she's worried for the safety of her daughter, Ashley, and her 3-year-old granddaughter, claiming her daughter's boyfriend, Hector, is physically abusive and the family is homeless.
Members of a secret Facebook group accuse a woman named Suzie of conning them out of money, furniture, horses, and in business, killing two horses, damaging their property and hacking their phones, but they don't have any proof.
Jerica says she has eight to 10 alternate personalities, or "programs," that exist within her and protect her from bad things.
Tatiana has left Jehovah's Witnesses and wants her husband to leave, too; CPS has put their children in foster care over what the parents say is a misunderstanding, and they are fighting to get them back.
Jessica has convinced herself that she's going blind and admits that taking care of her kids is no longer her priority.
Teen troublemaker Sierra has run away from home on a spiritual journey to "find herself" and faces her mother for the first time in more than a month.
British model Chloe Ayling claims she was lured to a modeling shoot where she was abducted by masked men, drugged, restrained and held for six days, but some are doubting her story.
A young woman says she hates her appearance so much that she rarely leaves her house, and allows cameras to capture her extreme daily rituals that she keeps secret from everyone.
Tony thinks he is going to be a famous rapper, refuses to get a job, and gave his children to his aunt while his "career" takes off; the show reaches out to record labels Tony says are interested in him; music producer DJ Silk has advice for Tony.
Sue and Mike accuse their son-in-law of being a verbally abusive liar trying to turn their daughter against her own family; formerly pregnant heroin addict Kaitlin returns to the show, asking for a second chance.
A severe case of Munchausen syndrome by proxy leads to murder: Gypsy Rose Blanchard decides that killing her own mother is her only way to escape years of abuse.
Gypsy Rose Blanchard's mother forces her to pretend to be sick, makes her undergo countless surgeries, shaves her head, has a feeding tube inserted and makes her use a wheelchair; the deceit and torture eventually breed a contempt leading to murder.
John claims that evil forces possess his 12-year-old son, Jack, which instruct the boy to kill his family; John's ex-wife, Jen, refuses to allow their son to go through an exorcism.
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Christina, who left her family when her daughter was 13 years old, but now says she's worried that the young woman is in a toxic situation with the ex-husband she calls narcissistic and his pregnant new wife.
Christina, who walked away from her family when her daughter was 13, says her ex let the girl get away with anything and has turned her into a raging, angry monster with low self-esteem.
Sarah says she is madly in love with a man she has never met, and she plans to abandon her husband and children and move to Africa to be with him; Dr. Phil sends a team to Kenya to investigate and reveals what the team discovers.
Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Brandi and Victor regarding their wild relationship and Brandi's drinking problem, and her mother joins the fray.
Brandi has not seen her ex-husband or her 11-year-old son since she was arrested for assault and child endangerment, and her ex says she is an out-of-control alcoholic.
Young teen Michelle's father and boyfriend discuss an altercation that got so heated, her father says he was ready to end her boyfriend's life; the explosive drama continues backstage.
Michelle, 14, has run away from home numerous times because her parents do not treat her like an adult; her 18-year-old boyfriend says her parents should get used to having him around.
Twenty-eight-year-old DJ's parents and sister Moniece ("Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood") say they are concerned for his mental health and fear he poses a serious danger to himself and others.
Courtney and Amie come face to face for the first time in two years, and Amie tries to prove she is telling the truth about losing five babies.
Courtney says former friend Amie has lied about being pregnant three times and losing five babies in total; Amie says she is disgusted by Courtney's false and hurtful accusations.
Teen Gabrielle's grandmother says she has spiraled out of control due to her dominatrix mother's negative influence.
A dominatrix allows her 14-year-old daughter to skip school, smoke marijuana, drink, and be involved in a polyamorous relationship, and they want the girl's straight-laced father to open his mind and accept their lifestyle.
Steve denies molesting his three stepdaughters and agrees to take a polygraph test; his biological daughter reveals a secret she claims she has been carrying for years.
Jessica and Amber say their ex-stepfather sexually abused them when they were young girls, and he was convicted and made to register as a sex offender; he maintains his innocence and says their mother brainwashed them into lying.
Wife and mother Trisha livestreams her entire life; detractors say she live-streams others' personal information, makes negative comments about their appearance and even claims they are convicts; Trisha storms off and collapses.
YouTube star Trisha deals with her family's disapproval and her "haters," who she says seek to ruin her life by stalking and assaulting her.
Dennis says a woman he met on a dating website told him a tale of woe and convinced him to spend more than $200,000 to help her.
Author Dianne Lake tells of joining the Manson Family at age 14, why she remained loyal to the leader who abused her, and what she knew about the murders; a woman tells of her baby brother being snatched from his crib in 1986 and her family's search.
Bree says a young mother dating her father manipulates him and schemes to get her hands on his millions.
Jessie says that her stepmother attacked her and her baby, and that her father fears her.
Amber says her husband's sons' mother has Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen syndrome by proxy, overmedicating the children and faking cancer; the boys' mother says she is looking for a way to end the drama with Amber and co-parent in peace.
When Malia was 15, she became involved with a 35-year-old man, who is now in danger of going to prison; her parents say they fear that if they can't get through to her she will end up dead.
Amanda says her ex-husband's mother is a vindictive, manipulative liar; the mother-in-law says Amanda has anger problems, has threatened to set the house on fire and punched her in the head five times.
A 21-year-old woman's family may be to blame for her violent, drunken behavior, and something deeper may be going on with her.
David says his young-adult daughter has violent rages, refuses to take her medications, uses illegal drugs and regularly drives drunk.
Sherry claims she is absolutely terrified of her 8-year-old son and his violent outbursts; she blames her son's behavior on his father, Todd.
Angie and Hunter say they have given up on forcing their son to go to school; the teen only wants to play music and video games, and he won't follow any rules, according to his family.
Stacey and Dan claim their 18-year-old daughter, Tylor, verbally, mentally and physically abuses their entire family; Tylor says it's actually her parents who are abusive.
Dakota claims to be a rebel who has no respect for authority; her mother, Cydney, claims she cannot control Dakota and has given up disciplining her.
Susan claims her son is a lazy, unemployed, violent moocher who refuses to support himself or his 4-month-old son.
Dr. Phil speaks to survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Actress Jan Broberg claims she was abducted twice when she was 12 and 14 years old by close family friend Robert Berchtold.
Margaret's husband demands that she choose between him and her afflicted 22-year-old son, Tommy; Tommy's biological father says his son is disturbed and unhappy.
Ana Estevez talks about the death of her son, Piqui, and shares her thoughts about his father, who confessed to murdering him.
Susan says her son has been arrested 15 times and that she spent over $100,000 bailing him out; Raquel becomes fed up with her brother and mother's behavior.
Three brothers say their mother abandoned them as children, leaving them to float from home to home for most of their young lives, while she moved away and started a new family.
Shaela's parents say she has exhibited some very strange behaviors after eating a hamburger and getting a mysterious illness, and she has lost her job, house and family.
Bekah says she removed her mother from her children's lives because she is mentally unstable, sinful, and she even discharged a firearm in her own home.
Emotions and tempers run high as Bill and Jen have to make a difficult decision about their violent teen daughters' futures.
Bill and Jen say their 16- and 18-year-old daughters make their lives a living hell with violent outbursts, joyriding, taking drugs, drinking, shoplifting and calling police to make false accusations of domestic abuse.
Drug-addicted mom Carrie admits that she drives her daughter while under the influence and has used heroin in the daughter's school bathroom.
Debbie, who lost 300 pounds in two years, has low self-esteem and a controlling, jealous fiance.
Teen Corryn has become so obsessed with her on-again, off-again boyfriend that she calls him hundreds of times a day, breaks into his house and hides behind the bushes to watch his every move; the teens' parents want an end to the relationship.
Linda believes that her sister, a retiree, is being catfished by a guy who claims he is in Cairo, Egypt, and instantly started asking her for money.
Jerry says he has spent more than $3,000,000 to save his son's life from an extreme addiction to heroin and crack; Dr. Phil shows Jerry's wife and daughter video footage of him buying drugs for his son and allowing him to use in front of him.
Family members say "raging alcoholic" Lisa has stolen her 90-year-old father's cancer medication and assaulted him.
Sixteen-year-old dropout Brittney spends her days hanging out, drinking and smoking marijuana while working on her career as a YouTube star.
A college student's father and stepmother accuse her boyfriend of emotionally and verbally abusing her and blame him for her suicide.
Irish songstress Sinéad O'Connor asks Dr. Phil for help placing her in a long-term treatment facility and for a platform to tell her story to destigmatize mental illness.
Steve says his daughters, ages 20 and 25, make self-destructive decisions and allow men to take advantage of them; the young women say they have not gotten the love and connection they have needed from their father lately.
Morgan and Ashley say that their mother, former guest Treva, has been kicked out of a sober-living facility, gotten arrested twice for DUI, and made headline news when a judge ordered her to wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet and a GPS tracker.
Taylor says her mother is a narcissist and a recovering alcoholic who ruined her childhood and is to blame for her having no life skills.
Elora says that when she was going through difficult teen years, her mother put her in the psych ward three times and even put her in foster care, and she fears for her young brother and niece, who currently live with her mother.
Sky claims her husband, Josh, physically abused her and stole her identity to wipe out her retirement savings; Josh blames Sky and says he has never abused anyone but her, then gets confronted by his ex-fiancee, who says otherwise.
Teri says her husband's panic attacks are tearing their family apart; Samantha told Dr. Phil that her husband had multiple psychic breaks and fled, but after some very strange developments she also has disappeared and may not make it to the show.
Dr. Phil follows up with a couple who parented while drunk, a man whose wife was accused of running a million-dollar escort agency, a young woman who escaped from a polygamous sect, and a man whose father killed his mother.
Dr. Phil follows up with a havoc-wreaking mother-in-law, a pilot who spent a year in jail for a crime he says he didn't do, a woman who discovered her husband's trail of lies, and a guest who used one of Dr. Phil's books to lose almost 50 pounds.
Dr. Phil takes a look back at some of the show's most memorable guests, from a woman accused of murder to a father accused of sexual abuse.
Rick says he and his family are being harassed, threatened and stalked online by a man they have never met in person, who accuses Rick of being an online predator who caused him to lose his job and become homeless.
A fireman accused of assaulting his transgender model girlfriend.
Amber's ex-husband tells why he feared for their children's safety and for his own; Amber's parents discuss a teen trauma involving a murder.
Amber says her ideal life suddenly spiraled out of control, and after she hit rock bottom, childhood memories of being abused by her parents resurfaced.
Danielle reveals to her parents and Dr. Phil a secret about her relationship with her boyfriend, who her parents describe as an abusive narcissist.
Tina and David accuse their sons of being drug-dealing, weed-smoking professional liars who drive under the influence, have flunked out of school and do nothing with their lives.
Kristine and Jerry find out who many of Jerry's online women are; one of the women behind the pictures speaks out.
Kristine wants her estranged husband to stop sending money to random women he meets online, depleting their finances and endangering the family home; he says she is physically abusive.
Teen "princess" Cherylyn admits to spending tens of thousands of other people's dollars on living the high life, designer items and pampering; her boyfriend gives her an ultimatum; her mother says her spending has left a trail of devastation.
Dr. Phil's exclusive interview continues with the fiancee of former football star Aaron Hernandez: Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez responds to questions about his sexuality and rumored relationship with a fellow inmate.
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanne Jenkins-Hernandez, speaks out for the very first time since the football star's shocking prison suicide.
Despite nearly dying, Bethany still uses heroin several times a day and has other dark secrets she is keeping from her family.
Crystal says she met a homeless man in a bar and invited him and his teen son to come live with her and her young children, then realized she has a stalker living in her home.
In a tense in-studio showdown, Julianne confronts her daughter's boyfriend, who, she says, has "lied his way through life," and her daughter, whom he has turned into a liar, con artist and drug-user like himself.
Kelly says that when she was a child, her father made her do the housework, prepare dinner, have sex with him and give birth to his children; her mother suspected Kelly was being abused, but gave up trying to get custody because it was too hard.
Eleven-year-old Tysen's mother finds him hanging in his bedroom closet after his girlfriend fakes her own death.
Rachel says her mother's drunken, pill-addicted behavior stole her childhood; her mother makes two shocking revelations.
Teen Darbi tells why she left home and what happened during her time on the run.
Teen Darbi's father, mother and mother's wife debate about which one of them is to blame for the girl's drug use, overly sexual behavior and habit of running away.
Addison, 17, says her older brother has molested her on two occasions, but their parents did nothing about it.
Authorities say Roxanne's boyfriend was caught on home-surveillance cameras causing life-ending injuries to her baby son; she speaks out.
Terry keeps his wife and mistress, and their children, secret from each other; he claims he has memory loss and does not recollect many details of his affairs.
Emotions run high when Sarah's family reveal the secret GPS they installed in her car and confront her with the evidence they gathered that she deals in drugs, runs money for gangs and engages in prostitution.
Dr. Phil reunites two young people whose adoptive parents were convicted of child endangerment and abuse for their parenting tactics.
Despite being a registered nurse, Jennifer says she failed to see the signs that her 10-year-old son was seriously ill and did not immediately take him to the hospital, leading to his death and a charge of first-degree criminal abuse against her.
Cindi's teen daughters tell her that her father raped one of them and molested the other; their extended family blames her for sending him to prison, and her husband considers divorce.
Sandi says she feels like she has to choose between her 15-year-old daughter and her husband, who despises the girl and who always sides with his mother, who stirs the pot.
Steve says his ex coached his 12-year-old daughter to falsely accuse him of sexual abuse, so he does not want to pay her child support; author Margaret Carrozza ("Love and Money") weighs in.
Stefanie, 26, says her divorced mother demands daily attention, has no sense of boundaries and is trying to destroy her relationship with her boyfriend.
Krystina says her out-of-control teen daughter is pregnant by a 33-year-old man; the young woman says her mother was always too busy or drunk to care for her growing up; Dr. Travis Stork ("The Doctors") weighs in.
Former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal discusses being outed by her white parents for leading others to believe she is a black woman.
Deepak Chopra confronts a man who has become obsessed in his quest for enlightenment.
Camma and Brandon's 10-year-old daughter claims Camma's fiancé, Andrew, sexually abused her, but Andrew's family says he is innocent and is just collateral damage in the custody battle between the child's parents.
Karla says her husband has lied to and manipulated her throughout their 38-year marriage -- usually so subtly that she thought she was the problem.
Emily opens her life of self-harm to the world, becoming an internet celebrity and gaining followers and critics who call her a danger to others who are prone to cutting themselves.
Young Morgan tells Dr. Phil she desperately needs help because her mother moved her registered sex offender boyfriend into their house.
Amy says that reaching out to her troubled adoptive son's birth mother has backfired terribly, and that the woman is trying to sabotage her relationship with her son and turn him against her family.
Ninety-year-old Pearl kicks out her son and his overseas wife, who have no place to live; updates on some of the most talked-about guests over the years.
Teen Tanyadawn struggles to find her way while juggling a newborn baby, school and criminal probation for a violent felony charge.
Hope, who wanders the streets of Hollywood as a sex worker, planning to earn enough money to complete her transition to female, has a rocky reunion with family members.
Mischa Barton ("The O.C.") discusses headlines that a secret recording of her having sex is being shopped to porn sites and that a video shows her ranting incoherently in her backyard.
Brandi's dreams of a perfect marriage shatter following revelations that her husband cheated on her more times than he "can even count," he says.
Jack says his wife's extreme religious beliefs cause problems in their marriage, while his wife says she just wants to be treated with dignity and respect.
Defense attorney Jerry Buting, former prosecutor Ken Kratz and co-lead investigator Tom Fassbender reunite to discuss the case that inspired the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer."
Kendall says her parents sold her at birth to a powerful international sex trafficker, and since her escape three years ago, she has feared that the man who "owns" her will find her and bring her back.
Matthew's mother and grandmother say his much-older girlfriend has brainwashed him into thinking he was abused throughout his childhood.
Terese calls her 32-year-old daughter an alcoholic who stays drunk for six to seven weeks straight; the woman says drinking makes her feel empowered.
Caitlin hopes to save her seven-year marriage to Robert, who she claims has been abusive since they were teens.
Claire loves the thrill of shoplifting so much that she continues to risk going to jail or having her four young children taken away; Jeanine rarely lets her children leave home because of her fear of germs; how to boost the immune system.
Keirsten says that even though her boyfriend beats her and has been arrested for it, she refuses to press charges because she loves him and he is such a great father to her children.
Bobby calls his ex-wife, Andrea, a liar, a thief and a sex addict who exposes their 6-year-old son to her lifestyle; Andrea and her current boyfriend call Bobby a deadbeat father who harasses her and accuse him of slashing her tires.
Parents reunite with their estranged son, Brandon, who is "peacefully resisting" a federal arrest warrant by leaving town and heading to Hollywood to become a rock star, and his wife, whom they blame for encouraging him to "follow his dreams."
College student Austin Harrouff, accused of murdering a couple and stabbing a neighbor who tried to help, speaks out for the first time.
In his final television interview, former teen heartthrob David Cassidy sits down with Dr. Phil to discuss his announcement that he is battling dementia and address rumors that he was intoxicated during a recent performance.
Madison's parents say she now corrupts her 13-year-old sister, who has harsh words for them as emotions run high.
Parents say they fear for their family's lives, as 15-year-old Madison assaults them, uses drugs, and was in a high-speed car chase that ended in the car being totaled.
Parents say 35-year-old Brandon refuses to get a job, wears superhero costumes daily and has caused $15,000 in damages to their property; he says they don't understand how his mind works.
Jem says her ex-boyfriend, now homeless, is dangerous and delusional; the young man says he believes his contact with the "Dr. Phil" show has been divinely inspired.
An interview with a Texas man who shot a neighbor after an altercation in his driveway.
Ralph denies that he sexually molested his stepdaughter and granddaughter and agrees to take a polygraph test.
Angie and her daughter say her stepfather sexually abused them, and sometimes her mother was right there, looking the other way.
After Dr. Phil tells Brittany what his team has learned about her and asks her to prove she is pregnant, she storms off the stage and has an emotional backstage conversation with him.
Dr. Phil's team uncovers Brittany's history of harassing men and fabricating pregnancies, births and even infant deaths; her former friends and one of her exes make additional accusations.
Blake, 26, throws his college education to the wayside to sit around all day and smoke pot in the rent-free house his mother has put him up in; his mother and sister say he is verbally abusive, disrespectful and refuses to work.
After spending more than two months locked in a metal storage container, Kala Brown continues to tell her story of captivity, her fight to survive and her dramatic rescue.
Kala Brown, who made national headlines when she was discovered alive two months after she mysteriously disappeared in South Carolina, speaks out for the first time in an exclusive interview about her life in captivity.
Following her heated appearance on the show last year, millions of people viewed content related to 13-year-old Danielle's behavior; why her mom asks for Dr. Phil's help once again.
Joelle says her 28-year-old former high school cheerleader daughter, Kaitlin, is now six months pregnant with her third child and addicted to heroin; the young woman's sister blames their mother.
Inconsistencies pile up in the saga of young Ryan, his girlfriend, Suzanne, and her twin sister's will; Dr. Phil uncovers a massive secret that changes everything.
Suzanne's manipulative, mooching young boyfriend was online friends with her twin sister, who passed away, leaving him some big-ticket items in her will.
Haley, the teen who was convinced she was pregnant with baby Jesus, now says she realizes her pregnancy wasn't real, but she still hears voices and has pulled a knife on her neighbors.
The young woman who said she was pregnant with baby Jesus, swore Eminem was her father and said she was a contestant on "American Idol" has been in treatment, but her family says she may be more delusional and paranoid than ever.
The young woman who said she was pregnant with baby Jesus, swore Eminem was her father and said she was a contestant on "American Idol" has been in treatment, but her family says she may be more delusional and paranoid than ever.
Calah Waskow, 15, made national news when she was abducted by her friend's 37-year-old father; Calah was found safe five days later, but many questions remained; Calah tells her story in an exclusive interview.
Marna, who admits she's a liar, reveals to Dr. Phil the outrageous falsehoods she says she's been telling everyone, including her fiancé, Mark; the secret that shocks everyone -- including Dr. Phil.
Josh says he has very specific and high demands for his future wife, Rebecca, and she is not ready to walk down the aisle yet; Rebecca says Josh is too controlling and feels nothing she ever does is good enough for him.
Kalli, 19, dates older men for money and gifts, and her family fears for her safety, saying she also shoplifts and has disturbing fantasies about torture and control.
Krissie says her 23-year-old son, Justin, has stolen thousands of dollars in cash, credit cards and personal items from her and her husband; Justin says they are to blame for the person he has become.
Blake tells of being the older sister of a child kept captive and abused by their mother and stepfather for six years and says she has carried guilt for not rescuing her little sister.
Lauren struggles to regain control of her life after being held captive and tortured by her mother and stepfather from the ages of 2 to 8 years old and now suffers from flashbacks, nightmares and night terrors.
Marcedes, a wife and a mother of two, recently revealed on social media that she was leading a double life as an escort; her husband just learned that he is not the father of their younger child -- Marcedes' former client is.
Tabitha says she has no problem with her husband Gary being a self-proclaimed "virtuous pedophile"; his former foster daughter, who was just 10 years old when she lived with Gary, comes face to face with him and makes some shocking accusations.
Eight-year-old Michael's stepmother says he is a troubled child with behavior problems and could be a serial killer in the making; the child's mother, who lost custody, provides a videotape she says is evidence the stepmother is coaching him.
A woman who is living on the streets thinks that Michael Jackson wrote his hit song "Smooth Criminal" about her and that she is going to cash in on the royalties to the song; Michael Jackson's former sound/audio engineer reveals the truth.
A woman who is living on the streets thinks that Michael Jackson wrote his hit song "Smooth Criminal" about her and that she is going to cash in on the royalties to the song; Michael Jackson's former sound/audio engineer reveals the truth.
A former couple have young children stuck in the middle of a bitter custody dispute.
Missy and her husband fought for custody of their two young nieces to keep them safe from their parents, who are homeless and addicted to heroin and severely neglected them.
A 2-year-old girl's young mother is dating a registered sex offender, and the child's grandparents say they will seek custody if the pair do not break up.
Crystal says her ex-husband is violent, hears voices and is so erratic she will not allow their children near him; the father and his new wife say Crystal is the problem and is using the children as a weapon to get money.
A man admits he is struggling but refuses to give legal custody of his 2-year-old to his parents, who say the child is homeless, living on milk and crackers, wearing filthy clothes and drinking from a moldy sippy cup.
Parents want help for their teen daughter, who they say is doing drugs and prostituting herself for money; the girl's aunt and uncle blame the parents and fear the teen may die.
Jeremy thinks his wife is cheating with multiple men and is trying to kill him to collect his insurance money.
Christina believes the wrong person was convicted of killing her son, Steffin.
Victims of an attorney convicted of charges related to hypnotizing and sexually assaulting them speak out.
Cathy's severe anxiety is causing problems with her daughter and sister.
Jessica believes Jason, Tank D from "Redneck Island," cheated on her with a co-star.
Lisa's daughter has lived with her since her granddaughter's birth, and she wants Dr. Phil's help to decide whether to keep helping her or to kick her out; Heather Dubrow ("The Real Housewives of Orange County") and Dr. Terry Dubrow ("Botched").
Ian asks his fiancee to sign a prenup at the last minute because his father heard rumors that she drank, partied and cheated.
The family of a 6-year-old murdered by her mother's boyfriend has difficulty dealing with the loss.
Families say a company that claimed to train service dogs to detect glucose levels in diabetics was a scam that left them with expensive pets who were not equipped to save lives.
Makenze, 9, has been hospitalized numerous times and has been on 19 different medications because she hits people, breaks appliances, harms animals, attempted to harm a neighbor's child, and sits in the road, waiting for a car to hit and kill her.
Lisa has custody of her grandchildren because, she says, her daughter is an unfit mother with a drug problem.
Sharlene says her son acts like a jealous, controlling husband; he accuses her of being a manipulative freeloader who has assaulted him.
Linda and Gary say their 24-year-old daughter has stolen thousands of dollars, refuses to move out of their home and has put on about 100 pounds since high school; Dr. Travis Stork ("The Doctors") gives advice to the family.
Danielle says her unborn baby's father is explosive, controlling, verbally abusive, and has smashed things during his rages; he says he does not care if she leaves him.
Jemma's adult daughters say she mentally and physically abused them, but she says that she has no memory of it and that they are using her as a scapegoat.
Nikki ships her child 2,000 miles away to live with friends so she can engage in a wild lifestyle; Pastor T.D. Jakes gives her a heartfelt message.
Dr. Phil tries to cure a woman whose hoarding has taken over her life and has caused her to lose her home.
When a struggling singer and her landscaper husband accuse each other of creating their debt, they feud over creating a postnuptial agreement.
Teen Bo faces two felony DUI charges, accused of running over someone and of wrecking his car after blacking out; he and his parents meet Janelle, who has lived with loss after one reckless, selfish act.
Krysti tries to make her in-laws choose between herself and her sister-in-law, who she says is a manipulative, lying drug addict.
Sonia's mean, hateful speech causes her to be estranged from her daughters and grandson.
Christe severs communication with her family because her adult brother lives with their parents, has no steady job, smokes marijuana and gets rides to a methadone clinic.
Todd Herzog, winner of "Survivor: China," fights for his life.
Mark says he sent hundreds of thousands of dollars overseas to help a woman he met online; Dr. Phil conducts a global investigation.
Mark says he sold property, took money from his business and stopped paying his taxes so he could send hundreds of thousands of dollars to Nigeria to cover customs fees for two boxes of money and jewelry for a woman he met online.
Actress Shelley Duvall ("The Shining") leads a challenging, isolated life.
Amanda's father discusses sexually abusing her; she says her life spun out of control and she developed an alter ego.
Amanda says she was forced to have sex with both of her parents from age 11 to 13; her mother says her husband forced her to partake in the exploitation of their daughter.
Megyn Kelly (book "Settle for More") discusses Donald Trump and Roger Ailes.
Amber Hillberling, a young woman accused of the murder of her husband, is found dead in her prison cell.
Niki, eight months pregnant, lives in a van and shoots up heroin five or six times a day.
Niki goes from being a straight-A college student to living in a van and shooting up drugs every day.
Cindy says she still loves her husband, despite their marriage being full of fights, assault and calls to the police; a violent incident happened between her husband and their eldest son the day before the show taped.
Vicki accuses her daughter of abusing her granddaughter, causing bruises and calling the child "worthless" and "stupid."
A young woman tells of being brutally raped, then tricked into saying that she had consensual sex, and the charges against her rapist being temporarily dropped; her lawyer and a police veteran tell how she was finally given justice.
Alyssa's family say that since her husband's death she has spun out of control, drinking, partying and spending excessively; she exhibits unusual behavior with the show's staff.
Haley, who insists she is pregnant and about to give birth to Jesus, the Son of God, learns the results of her ultrasound.
Kristi says her daughter is a compulsive liar who is currently telling everyone she is nine months pregnant, though doctors say she is not.
Irina, 78, says the man she met online and fell in love with is stranded in Nigeria, and she has sent him her life savings to help him return; Dr. Phil investigates.
Pamela says her husband abandoned her and their two teen sons for a massage therapist, causing one of their boys to commit suicide; the ex-husband and his sister counter with their own accusations.
Pamela's husband, who used to be a priest, left her and their two teen sons for a massage therapist, then their 15-year-old son committed suicide.
All charges have been dismissed against the man convicted of killing D.C. intern Chandra Levy in 2001; former Rep. Gary Condit, said to have had an affair with the young woman, breaks his silence.
Three sisters want their mother to acknowledge that one of them was sexually abused multiple times as a child and that their mother's current husband exposed himself to her toddler grandson.
Brandon and Danielle continue trading accusations in their custody battle for their 10-year-old daughter.
Brandon and Danielle trade accusations in an ongoing custody battle for their 10-year-old daughter.
Eric and his wife downplay his anger management issues, even though he has been arrested 15 times for domestic violence and once for aggravated child abuse that left his stepdaughter with a fractured skull and all three daughters in foster care.
Sheila says that her 17-year-old is so focused on transitioning from male to female that "he" has neglected school and other priorities; the youngster accuses Sheila of physical and emotional abuse.
Danny says that if his wife does not put up some boundaries with her overbearing mother, he will think about getting a divorce.
Maddy, 18, is determined to fly to Argentina and start a new life with a man she has never met in person; her parents fear he is a sex trafficker.
A former teacher says a 17-year-old student seduced her and "twisted her brain into accepting" having an affair with him; another of her former students tells what she witnessed.
Katie's mother, sister and ex-husband say she exhibits erratic and unsafe behavior and is an out-of-control and neglectful mother.
Dr. Phil interviews the man sentenced to 60 days in prison for stalking and harassing actress Brooke Shields; he says he was wrongly convicted and blames Shields for his sister's death.
Twin 16-year-old girls say they may have only a few months to live due to their deadly eating disorder; their father blames their mother and says he is ashamed to be seen with them.
Robin and Daniel's daughters, ages 12 and 14, say they have been torn between both parents for years; Daniel reveals a heavy accusation against his ex-wife.
Robin says her ex-husband kidnapped their two daughters and refuses to return them; he says the girls ran away from her because she has a problem with alcohol and dates abusive men.
The family of a teen who went missing seven years ago while on spring break talks about what a jailhouse informant claims happened to the girl; a surprise guest may know something about Brittanee's disappearance.
Grace claims her sister Ashlan abandoned her 14-month-old son and her priorities are stripping and partying; Ashlan doesn't think she's a bad mom and wants Grace to stop making such accusations because she says she only strips to support her son.
Ted wants to get custody of his 14-year-old daughter from her grandmother, who has taken care of her for the past 13 years, but the girl says she doesn't want a relationship with her father; author Dr. Art Markman ("Brain Briefs").
Dr. Phil speaks with "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery via phone from prison to discuss his relationship with fiancee Lynn Hartman and new details in his case.
Dr. Phil speaks with Lynn Hartman, the fiancee of "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery, about finding true love with a man who famously spends time in prison for being found guilty of murder.
Brittany and her mother confront her father, who she says sexually abused her starting at the age of 7.
A young man who hitchhiked to Los Angeles to pursue his call to greatness as a rap superstar is now homeless and seems to have no desire to get off the streets.
Joselyn thinks that her mother's abuse contributed to her brother's "snapping" and murdering his grandmother.
Korin has lost custody of one of her children because of her boyfriend's abusive behavior, and she fears losing the rest.
Parents of two young children have a marriage that is loud, violent and full of rage, and one of them reveals a secret he has been keeping.
Marcia fears that her 19-year-old daughter is living in a motel with a pimp and a prostitute, who she thinks have taken her under their wing.
The parents of a little boy who vanished six years ago without a trace believe that his stepmother knows what happened to him and exhibited bizarre behavior after the disappearance; part two of an interview with the stepmother.
The parents of a little boy who vanished six years ago without a trace believe that his stepmother knows what happened to him; part one of an interview with the stepmother.
Fitness diva Janet Jones says one of her former employees is out to destroy her and anyone associated with her; the employee says it is Jones and her followers who are harassing and stalking her; Dr. Phil visits the set of TV drama "Bull."
Part three of an interview with 29-year-old Burke Ramsey, brother of murder victim JonBenét Ramsey; John Ramsey gives his final interview.
Carolyn and Laura blame their bipolar brother's wife for his manic episodes in which he set his house on fire and injured his dog.
Dr. Phil addresses viewer questions about the murder of 6-year-old JonBenét Ramsey and discusses what he calls the hard evidence that exonerated her parents and siblings.
While filming a show about being an uncontrollable teen, Danielle steals a "Dr. Phil" crew member's car.
Part two of an interview with 29-year-old Burke Ramsey, brother of child murder victim JonBenét Ramsey; tapes of him being interviewed by a psychologist soon after his sister's death.
Part one of an interview with 29-year-old Burke Ramsey, brother of child murder victim JonBenét Ramsey.
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.
A plastic surgeon's 26-year-old daughter is a homeless alcoholic living on the streets with her ex-con baby-daddy.
The father of Austin Harrouff, a 19-year-old accused of stabbing a couple to death and injuring their neighbor, speaks out.
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.
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.
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.
After 40 years of marriage, Lucy leaves town with her daughter's ex-husband and says she would choose him over her family.
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").
Pat and his wife say that his father is delusional, violent, paranoid, and so dangerous that they fear for their family's safety.
Unwed parents who met on a dating app feud over cheating, violence and lies; the young woman's family must raise the couple's child while the people are absorbed in their drama.
Leslie Merritt Jr. discusses being locked up for nearly a year after being accused of being the Arizona freeway sniper.
An alcohol intervention for MLB star Richie Lewis; former teammate Deion Sanders surprises his dear friend.
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 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 man accused of sexually abusing his children takes a polygraph; his girlfriend must choose between him and custody of her newborn son.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Young mother Amber says that when life gets tough, she checks herself into a mental hospital. Although she has 20 diagnoses, she doesn't believe any of them.
Ashley is accused of electronically stealing photos of another woman's children and posing as their mother online.
April says another woman is electronically stealing photos of her children and posing as their mother online.
Angie's teen son attempted to run over his ex-girlfriend with his car; the mother of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.; Marian's unarmed son was also shot by a cop.
Christy's family says she is a neglectful parent who prefers questionable men and partying to her own children.
Courtney says her divorced mother traded in her children for a life of parties, drinking and men, resulting in two DUIs and a car accident that nearly killed her.
Allen says his controlling son-in-law has physically attacked him; his daughter says she has cut her father out of her life because of his poor choices.
Former safety companion Jamison, who spent five years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a female hospital patient, maintains his innocence and insists he is the one who was attacked.
The man behind the photo of "David Chris Jr."; Dr. Phil hires an investigator to find answers for Barbara and her family.
Barbara wires money to her online boyfriend, "David Chris Jr.," whom she has never met in person. He claims he is an overseas financial adviser on assignment in Nigeria.
Nick Gordon discusses the night Bobbi Kristina Brown drowned in the bathtub and fell into a deadly coma, and her final moments alive.
Nick Gordon discusses his private life with singer Whitney Houston and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and the women's tragic deaths.
Shannon says her beautiful teenage daughter is a pathological liar and a catfish who needs psychological help; Dr. Phil reveals he was able to find the girl's biological father.
A woman who says she is a murder suspect's ex-girlfriend says he has a dark side; a woman tells about the night she was kidnapped and nearly murdered by serial killer Ted Bundy.
Kim says she was forced to step in and take guardianship of her grandson, who was living in a filthy home; the child's parents say she tricked them into signing over permanent guardianship to her.
Parents say their lazy 32-year-old son has forced them to put their retirement plans on hold, and their daughter says he threatens and terrorizes them.
Treva's daughters say she is a violent alcoholic who might be better off behind bars; Treva, who has been to rehab eight times, says that they do not work for her, and that her whole family needs an intervention.
A couple say their teen son hits them daily, touches his mother in inappropriate places, and has destroyed most of their furniture; Dr. Phil has an emotional heart-to-heart talk with the youth.
Stacey, a mother of six, tells of learning that her husband was cheating with an exotic dancer half his age; the former couple wonder if they should try to pick up the pieces and be a family again.
Sheri says that when she snooped through her daughter's cellphone she discovered that the young woman has been keeping many secrets and telling many lies.
Rachel says her promising young daughter is belittled, mistreated and beaten down by her best friend and has dropped out of college.
Richard considers remarrying his ex-wife, who hoards collectibles and trash in her mold-infested home.
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.
Robert denies abducting and abusing his daughter and says an acquaintance's meddling got the child removed from his home.
An anorexic woman says she has only three months to live and does not trust her drug-addicted husband to care for her children.
A couple who have spent over $100,000 helping their 29-year-old heroin addict son want to stop bailing him out of trouble, so he can get clean and be involved in his 5-month-old daughter's life.
A custody battle between Jasen, his mother, 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.
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.
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.
Paul doesn't believe his explosive marriage to Julie can be fixed; although he calls her names and treats her like a child, Julie tries to be a good wife and isn't ready to give up on Paul.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jonni has dedicated her life to finding her daughter, who disappeared two years ago after a night out with friends; Jonni's husband wants her focus to be on him and her stepchildren; an update on the disappearance of Dylan Redwine.
Elizabeth says her boyfriend's dominant personality is what drew her to him, but he soon became physically and verbally abusive.
An interview with Rachel Hutson, who, at 19 and with a history of mental illness, shot and killed her mother, then texted her father a photo of the dead body; the young woman comes face-to-face with her family for the first time since sentencing.
Chris says his ex-wife, Kelly, allowed their 14-year-old daughter to be intimate with a 28-year-old convicted sex offender; Kelly points out that Chris was investigated by the state after his daughter accused him of physical and sexual abuse.
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.
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.
Chelsie is frustrated because she has to financially support her family, then come home to clean up after her baby, and husband, who has been unemployed throughout their marriage.
A woman says she lives in fear of her teen son, who is physically and verbally abusive toward her; the boy says he hits his mother in self-defense and presents Dr. Phil with evidence of her behavior at home; musician Dave Navarro ("Mourning Son").
A woman's infant is taken from her after a visit to the ER uncovers bite marks and broken bones; she says he may have a medical condition that explains his injuries.
A woman who was, years ago, called the mistress of a husband on trial for murder denies the accusation and says it has taken a toll on her; Dr. Phil's new partnership with Life Reimagined.
A woman caught in a contentious custody battle with her 4-year-old daughter's father walks off stage; Dr. Phil asks the former couple to take polygraph tests.
Dr. Phil tries to get parents mired in a contentious custody battle to put their 4-year-old daughter's needs ahead of their own.
Jim's gambling addiction has lost him and his wife their cars, business and $300,000, and he once told her he had cancer and had to go to treatment so he could spend a few weeks at a casino undisturbed.
Karen says she is in danger because her brother is hacking her computers, cell phones and cars, and is having her followed around the clock; he denies her allegations and says she has paranoia from drug use.
Former teacher Tanya Ramirez, who had sex with a 17-year-old who attended the school where she taught, sues him and his mother, and they face off on stage.
Marissa says her father, a former pastor, had an affair and visited porn and call-girl websites, and she urges her mother to divorce him; a bounty hunter adds detail to the case.
Stephanie's 21-year-old son dies after falling from a 15-foot stair railing, and she blames his girlfriend for his death; the young woman says that he was drunk and lost his balance, and that she has been the target of a witch hunt.
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.
Dr. Phil extends a radical offer of help to twin sisters who are homeless and will do anything to score drugs.
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.
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.
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.
Since the biological mother of her daughter has gotten out of control, Jyllian has filed a restraining order against her because she fears the woman will kidnap the child.
Eight years ago, when authorities found a homeless woman living in a car with her daughters and newborn granddaughter, they placed the girls in foster care, and the infant was adopted. Now, the family wants custody of the child.
The family of Nicole Lovell, a 13-year-old lured from her home and stabbed to death, tell what they know of the mysterious tragedy.
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.
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. When thousands of dollars roll into his GoFundMe campaign, critics say he is just a con artist; he confronts them on stage.
A 44-year-old man has chased his dream of being a rock 'n' roll superstar for his entire life, and it has cost him everything; Gene Simmons, of KISS, helps to set him straight.
Dr. Phil goes behind bars to speak with Amber Hilberling, whose new husband fell to his death from the window of their luxury high-rise apartment.
Newlywed and expectant father Josh falls to his death from the window of his luxury high-rise apartment; his wife, Amber, says it was an accident but is convicted of murder; Dr. Phil goes behind bars to speak with her.
After only four months of living with his adoptive family, young Andrew died of salt intoxication; his mother's murder conviction has been overturned and the charges dismissed.
Some of the key people involved in the O.J. Simpson murder trial voice concern that they will be misrepresented on screen.
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.
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.
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.
A man and a woman who met only once marry and bring their seven children under one roof, and life is not what anyone expected.
Adrienne says her drug-addict brother's lying and manipulative ways are killing their parents, and the family reunites on Dr. Phil's stage.
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.
Megan says her 18-year-old son's fiancee got pregnant to trap him after learning he is going to receive a large inheritance; the young woman says she is tired of Megan calling her awful names and wants her to stay out of the couple's relationship.
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.
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.
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.
HLN's Nancy Grace discusses the case of Steven Avery, exonerated by DNA after 18 years in prison for rape, then convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of another woman.
Teen Peyton's sisters say she is a master manipulator who preys on their mother's emotions; the girl makes a shocking confession.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A woman and her fiance react to revelations from her 15-year-old daughter about what happened when the girl disappeared.
A 15-year-old tells what happened when she went missing.
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").
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.
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.
Dr. Phil must determine whether a young woman is addicted to anti-anxiety medication, or whether her family is overreacting.
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.
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.
Teen girls and their grandmother are concerned by the girls' 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.
Kim fears for her teen daughter's safety and wonders if mental illness could be the cause of her outrageous behavior.
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.
Karen fears that her 23-year-old son, who has a history of mental illness, may be contemplating mass murder; loved ones remember San Bernardino shooting victims.
An animal rescuer comes face to face with members of a hateful Facebook group dedicated to destroying her reputation.
Nadine has had a lifelong obsession with being thin; Jeannea says she fears losing weight may ruin her marriage; a 25-year-old blames her weight for never having a boyfriend; a young mom says her weight has not changed since she had her second child.
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.
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.
Elvia and Erica worry that their sister is dangerously promiscuous and abusive toward their mother, and they fear for their mother's health.
Nicholas Brendon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Criminal Minds") returns to face his struggle with alcoholism and depression.
The divorced mother of an intersex 4-year-old allows the child to change from looking and acting like a girl to a boy, and the child's father, furious that he was not consulted, insists that the child be a girl when they are together on the weekends.
Jennifer is at her wits' end with her angry, violent 13-year-old son, who threatens to kill people and says he sees vampires who tell him what to do, and the rest of the family sleeps in a locked bedroom for safety from him.
Lauren wants her mother to kick her drug-addicted father out of their lives; another incident involving another woman may be the breaking point.
Lauren says her mother encouraged her to drop out of high school and stole her identity, while her father stole breast pumps and used drugs and alcohol to bond with her.
Police say a substitute teacher's blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit, and video of their encounter in the school parking lot looks like a lesson in bad behavior; Dr. Phil guest stars on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."
Michael Lohan tells what he says happened the night in November 2015 when he lost custody of his two toddler sons with his wife Kate Major, who he says is a volatile, "raging alcoholic."
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, so much so that he once had to be institutionalized; the family meets for the first time in months.
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.
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.
Eighteen-year-old Alexis' parents fear that her boyfriend kidnapped her and held her hostage -- a claim the young couple both deny.
Travis says his wife of eight years, Jenna, has filed for divorce because she has fallen in love with a celebrity; Jenna counters that Travis is abusive, and she feels that her love for the country music star is the kind of love she deserves.
A 16-year-old girl says that after watching the "Dr. Phil" episodes revealing Jared Fogle's secret audio recordings, she felt compelled to speak out for his other victims.
A 36-year-old mother of four who landed behind bars for running a surrogacy scam comes face to face with one of the childless couples whose money and hopes of parenthood she stole.
Dr. Phil offers polygraph and drug tests to Joey and his ex-wife, Sandra, who accuses him of abuse, neglect and inappropriate conduct with their two young daughters.
Divorced mother Sandra says her daughters tell her worrisome things after visiting with their father, and she fears for their lives.
Karie says her husband bullied her into signing a postnuptial agreement that entitles her to nothing if they ever divorce, but Michael insists he did not bully her and her cheating past made it a necessity.
Amber "Jewel" Shuping explains why she felt she had to take her vision by putting drain cleaner in her eyes.
Marilyn has had it with her son-in-law, Adam, whose reckless spending, disrespect and inability to provide for his family has her at her wits' end.
Dr. Phil thinks Bridget is in denial and sits down with Kevin for a frank discussion.
Bridget worries that Kevin is having an inappropriate relationship with her daughter, Grace, though Kevin denies it.
Audio tapes detail sandwich-shop spokesman Jared Fogle's troubling conversations about children, sex, and how to lure innocent victims.
Audio recordings of former sandwich-shop spokesman Jared Fogle, 38, talking about having sex with minors; a journalist says she secretly taped him for years as part of the FBI's investigation and tried to save more children from his grasp.
Julie brings her grandson with her on trips to see her childhood friend, with whom she is cheating on her husband; the men speak for the first time, on stage.
Sisters say their father has conned and stolen nearly $2 million from friends, family and strangers to give to his former mistress, who insists he is her only hope to keep her from dying of numerous medical conditions.
Kiersten and Jadan fear that custody of their unborn daughter will go to Kiersten's mother, who says Jadan is abusive.
Tammy, who was on the show five years ago because of anger issues, is reunited with her 20-year-old homeless daughter, whom she has not seen in two years.
Leslie says her ex-husband is controlling, abusive and narcissistic; he says she is delusional, a liar and cannot be trusted with their 5-year-old son.
Facialist-to-the-stars Dawn DaLuise, who thought she was engaged in a bitter battle with a rival esthetician, is arrested in a murder-for-hire plot, then learns who, she says, is really behind the attempts to destroy her.
Courtney's divorced parents say she became addicted to drugs after she was injured while serving in Iraq.
Debbie says she started gambling after her toddler's death, and over the past 20 years she has gambled away up to $400,000; an update on the millionaire-turned-moocher, who was sleeping in his parents' garage.
The marketing entrepreneur who created the Peeple app says hate mail, death threats and criticism have come flooding in; Tracey says she thrives on the negative attention she gets on social media, and one of her followers wants to change her.
Oprah Winfrey ("Belief"); a woman's friend accidentally runs over her 17-month-old daughter and kills her.
A high-school student is caught on tape protecting a legally-blind student from being beaten up by a bully.
Rachael and Tino say their 22-year-old son, a straight-A student, suddenly dropped out of college and moved back home, refusing to get a job or go back to school, forcing them to kick him out.
At age 24, Rhonda met her birth mother for the first time, and learned that the woman is mean, nasty and verbally abusive.
Khloe, 17, is addicted to social media; Charmaine's 15-year-old daughter gave a stranger personal information.
Accused of kidnapping her 4-year-old daughter and going on the run, Laura is acquitted on all charges, but her estranged husband is still keeping her from their daughter.
Vicki wishes to end her marriage because she thinks her husband has cheated; he wants to take a lie-detector test to prove he has been faithful.
Brothers and sisters say their father held them captive, tortured and starved them, and they resent an adult who lived in the house with them.
Homeless 23-year-old Riley insists he is a famous songwriter; his mother says he began lying and manipulating at a young age.
Laurie and Kirk fear that the wife of their son, who is battling stage 4 liver cancer, is only after his life-insurance policy.
Young Reeve's father and sister turn to Dr. Phil for help in convincing her that she could be making a deadly mistake by marrying a man who has beaten and choked her.
After losing her mother and oldest daughter, Heather says she has no purpose in life and does not want to be a mother to her three remaining daughters; an update on two former guests who, combined, have lost nearly 200 pounds.
Richard posts sexually explicit pictures and comments on his uncensored social-media page for all of his friends and family to see; his daughters say he makes their friends uncomfortable with inappropriate messages to them.
Jordan fears that his mother is married to a scammer who could drain the family's inheritance; she says there is no way he is a con artist, because they have met face to face.
Beverly and her 20-year-old daughter, Courtney, discuss family drama including a bitter custody battle, accusations of verbal, emotional and sexual abuse, and an altercation between Beverly and Courtney's father.
Carie's stepdaughter reveals what she says happened the night Carie went missing, and her father provides leads; Carie's good friend tells of fighting between her and Ed.
Shelbie believes that her stepfather had something to do with her mother's disappearance; he claims she was a drunk and a drug abuser who attempted suicide before leaving voluntarily.
Waco and Alley take their 3-year-old daughter out of state to prevent his parents from visiting her, then learn from Dr. Phil that they have lost custody of the child.
A manipulative woman who lives at home with her mother admits to using drugs on a regular basis but blames her mom for giving her cash and driving her to her dealer to buy them; why security threatened to kick her out of her hotel before the show.
MMA fighter Eddie and his ex-wife have spent the past eight years fighting over custody of their son; they cannot be in the same place without causing an ugly scene in front of the child, and the drama has been caught on video.
A transgender woman's wife and uncle react in different ways to her decision to transition; Kristin Beck, the first openly transgender Navy SEAL, talks to the family.
Nicholas Brendon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Criminal Minds") abruptly walks off stage during an interview about his alcohol use and multiple arrests.
Olympic competitor Suzy Favor Hamilton tells of living a secret double life as a Las Vegas call girl.
Michelle Wilkins tells of having her unborn baby cut from her womb after she answered an online ad offering free maternity clothes.
Sherman says his wife spends $1,000 a month on kava and kratom teas, alcohol, Adderal, and vaping; she says he is controlling and verbally abusive, and he tricked her into signing their house over to him for $10.
Interviews with two of the many women who accuse comic Bill Cosby of drugging and sexual assault.
Leslie says her ex-husband is a lying, abusive sociopath and has hidden a large sum of money to leave her destitute.
Sisters Rylie and Lenae say their father was physically and verbally abusive during their childhood, and it caused one of them to develop an eating disorder and the other to develop borderline personality disorder.
Actress Susan Sarandon fights to get Richard Glossip, who is scheduled to be executed in a few days, off death row.
Kari tells how her husband reacted when she confronted him with evidence that he is a serial rapist; other red flags she may have missed.
Shawna's ex-husband sues her for gross negligence due to the death of their 11-year-old son after she left him alone with her 16-year-old, who has confessed to killing him.
Amber had an affair with, then married, her sister's baby-daddy, and tensions run high as the sisters confront each other on Dr. Phil's stage; Megan's and Jenn's looks define who they are, but they are still not confident.
Sarah says her 23-year-old son is so obsessed with playing video games that he dropped out of college, is unable to hold a job and has lost more than 50 pounds; the young man says he would rather live in a virtual world than the real world.
Alexandra says an older friend carries around a box filled with hundreds of pictures of her, calls her up to 100 times a day and once got physical because she dated another man.
Nick says he was drugged and a microchip implanted in his body, causing him to hear disturbing voices in his head telling him negative things and threatening his loved ones.
Teen Zachary Davis sits down with Dr. Phil to reveal disturbing details of the night he killed his mother with a sledgehammer and to discuss what drove him to do it.
Shanesha tells of being charged with child abuse for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car while she attended a job interview and responds to those who say she misused monetary donations from sympathetic supporters.
Julie's family fears that her husband killed her, while he blames her ex and refuses to speak to Dr. Phil until her family leaves; murdered teen Dylan Redwine's mother returns with an update, and his dad gets another chance to take a polygraph.
A former middle-school teacher tells of being charged with rape after police found her in a motel room with a 15-year-old former student, 650 miles from their hometown.
Friends and family raise thousands of dollars to help pay medical bills for Meaghan, 25, who tells them she has terminal cancer; more than a year later, she confesses that it was all a lie and pleads not guilty to charges of grand theft and fraud.
Kathy, a former "Mother of the Year," stalks a young couple after they outbid her on a dream home, engaging in a yearlong campaign to annoy and embarrass them.
Crystal and James say their on again/off again relationship is riddled with lies and accusations of abuse, neglect and bad parenting; Dr. Phil and fellow talk-show host Steve Harvey face off in a series of challenges.
Nemeses Levi and Merlin ("Amish Mafia") feud over Levi's new book and exploitation of the Amish for fame and fortune.
Jennifer fights her parents for custody of her 6-year-old; Dr. Phil reads the results of her drug test; her 20-year-old son tells his side of the story; a backstage showdown.
Jennifer says her parents fraudulently gained temporary custody of her 6-year-old and turned her young adult children against her; they say she is mentally ill and they had no choice but to intervene.
Bill discusses pleading no contest to felony child abuse despite maintaining his innocence and hears the results of his polygraph test.
Betty says her young grandson's step-grandmother coached him to say that her husband touched him inappropriately.
Two years after her 12-year-old daughter took her own life because of cyberbullying, Tricia says she is being harassed online by a stranger who shares the girl's name; the two women come face to face for the first time.
Carl is boycotting his daughter Lisa's upcoming wedding because of an inheritance squabble and says he doubts he is her real father.
Lisa accuses her father of tampering with his mother's will and stealing an inheritance she believes was intended to go to her and her sisters, and says he is throwing it away on a Russian mail-order bride.
Kaye, 70, has sent more than $200,000 to her online boyfriend, whom she has never met in person; Kathy is angry that Kaye is wasting her late father's hard-earned money on a scammer; the results of Dr. Phil's investigation into "Aaron."
Kaye, 70, has sent more than $200,000 to her online boyfriend, whom she has never met in person; stepdaughter Kathy is angry that Kaye is wasting her late father's hard-earned money on a scammer.
Tensions run high as "master manipulator" Winston faces his estranged wife, former fiancee and ex-wife.
Kim Richards ("The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills") discusses her ongoing battle with alcoholism and her April 2015 arrest.
Brenda and Josh say their baby was taken from them after she accidentally fell off Josh's lap, and he is now in prison.
Seven college students face the man with whom they fell in love online, but never met in person; he, too, says he was victimized, by a catfish who stole his identity; the real person who lured the young women into fake relationships comes forward.
A small-town man is sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his wife's married lover; the wives come face to face for the first time since the trial.
Michelle Knight, held captive by Ariel Castro for a decade; actors Taryn Manning and Raymond Cruz ("Cleveland Abduction"); Renatta says she has turned to food to cope with losing family members to addiction.
Model Jamie admits to struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, and has another serious problem that he refuses to discuss; a follow-up on the Nick Gordon intervention.
Anthony says his 29-year-old brother has struggled for years with cocaine, alcohol and anger issues, and their parents give him money.
Jennifer says her ex-husband calls her 100 times a week and sneaks into her house to go through her belongings; five siblings tell of their mother being beaten to death by her boyfriend; three sisters lost their mother to domestic violence.
Angela says her nephew is in prison for murder because his wife lied under oath, and the women face each other for the first time since the trial; psychic medium John Edward gives Dr. Phil a personal reading and has a message for Angela.
Beth says she grew up in a "house of horrors" at the hands of her mother, who denies her accusations of abuse and neglect.
Thelma says her former daughter-in-law was a terrible wife and mother who abandoned her children but still takes money from their father.
Pregnant Melinda says her husband is a controlling and abusive drug-user and she worries about their 1-year-old son.
A 17-year-old is haunted by three weeks spent as a sex slave while being held captive by an online friend.
Diane says Carie was never there when she needed her daughter, and Carie says her mother blames her own financial woes on Carie.
Gwen and Derrick say they would love to be together, if the other would change.
Nancy and Mark say their 18-year-old son, Chris, regularly steals from family, friends and neighbors, and Chris admits to it.
A mother and daughter in conflict about the daughter's past drug use and efforts to reform seek assistance from Dr. Phil.
Sarah has spent years gathering evidence to try to prove that her husband has been unfaithful; the couple's teen son talks about how their behavior affects him and his brother.
Kezia says her daughter has spiraled out of control since witnessing her best friend's murder and being wrongly accused of the crime.
Rhonda says her 18-year-old daughter puts herself in harm's way by pursuing dangerous men; Vickey suspects that her violent ex may have had something to do with the disappearance of a pregnant woman; Robin surprises a shelter for women and children.
Melisa says her estranged husband is a pathological liar who lies about anything and everything; he insists he wants to change.
A young woman wants an apology from her mother for what she says were years of abuse; an update on former guests Candi and Lyndsey.
Ashley Summers, 14, disappears in 2007 Cleveland; Michelle Parker disappears the day she and her ex appear together on "The People's Court"; an update on former guest "Homeless Joe."
A 9-second video of college students singing a racist chant sparks outrage; a KKK member's daughter has a biracial baby.
The parents and sister of Eddie Ray Routh, convicted of killing U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield, talk about his behavior.
Nick Gordon, boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, says he blames himself for not being able to save her or her mother, Whitney Houston; his mother says she fears for his life as he becomes increasingly self-destructive; Dr. Phil stages an intervention.
Adoptive parents say 7-year-old Rylan has a fascination with knives, talks to an imaginary friend who tells him to kill his entire family, and has sent two teachers to the hospital.
Laura has a list of 91 fears and rituals, and her husband says her OCD is taking such a toll on their relationship and family that he is considering divorce.
Jen says her mother should apologize to her for decades of pain, drama and lies; the pair face each other for the first time in seven years.
Kristen says her baby's adoptive parents promised she could remain in their child's life and then reneged; they say her unstable behavior is the problem, and she is pregnant again.
Ilene says her boyfriend is ruining their relationship with his jealousy and controlling behavior, and nothing she has done to prove her fidelity has eased his suspicions.
George says his estranged wife is an unfit mother and a serial cheater who puts boyfriends ahead of her six children.
A woman says that ever since her husband won $1.66 million in a lottery pool, he has become angry, distant and secretive.