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 is famously spending 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 a three-part 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 a three-part 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 has wired money to her online boyfriend, 'David Chris Jr.,' whom she has never met in person because, he says, 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 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.
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.
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; 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.
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 her 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.
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.
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.
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, but 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 in order to trap him after learning he will 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 went missing.
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').
Alyssa has left her controlling husband who she says degraded her constantly, but he refuses to leave her alone, and 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 toward Kiersten.
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.
After only two years, 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.
Carie went missing nearly nine months ago, and her daughter believes her stepfather had something to do with her 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 in order to leave her destitute.
Twentysomething sisters Rylie and Lenae say their father was extremely 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.
Jennifer says her 13-year-old son is violent, starts fires, threatens to kill people and claims he sees vampires who tell him what to do.
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.
A young woman says her family treated her like an outcast during her childhood and turned their backs on her when she was 17; they deny rejecting her but say they do not agree with her controversial lifestyle.
Dr. Phil speaks with Dalton Hayes, an 18-year-old man who, with a 13-year-old girl, went on a two-week, multi-state crime spree, stealing cars, destroying property and forging checks.
A woman admits she has sent more than $1 million to her online boyfriend, whom she has never met in person; viewers join the effort to track down the man.
Siblings say their mother chooses alcohol over them, and with their father headed to prison, they are afraid their family will fall apart if she does not get her act together.
Jori publishes a novel she says is partly based on her life, including abuse she claims she suffered at the hands of her deceased mother.
Kimberly refuses to let her ex see their three children, saying he is unstable and irresponsible.
Caroline and Sonny's tumultuous, possibly abusive marriage situation becomes worse after Sonny cheats on his wife with her sister.
Whitney says her ex-boyfriend is an unfit father, and they are embroiled in a custody battle over their 4-year-old daughter.
Dr. Phil tries to unravel the truth about a toxic relationship between a professor and one of her students.
A woman says her son has gone from working a well-paying job to homeless and living in the woods because of his fiancee.
Three sisters say their mother's alcoholism is destroying their family; she says her husband has a drinking problem too.
Women say their sister lives in a world of make-believe, and she once paid a homeless man to try to kill her, so they would think she was dead.
Three 20-somethings say they have all been victims of cyberbullying at the hands of one young woman.
One of two former Vanderbilt University football players who were found guilty of raping an unconscious female classmate in a campus dorm room after a night of drinking tells his story.
Mike and Vicki say their 37-year-old son was once making millions of dollars running a successful real estate company, but now lives with them, on their dime; he blames them for his current living situation.
Alyssa and Steve say their daughter had a promising future until she met a young man who led her down a dark and dangerous path.
Lynn, 30, says she has numerous medical conditions, including cancer and heart disease, but her mother says it is all lies in order to gain money and attention.
Steve has sent more than $100,000 to a woman to whom he believes he is married but has never met in person.
Penny confronts her father, who she thinks hired a hit man to kill her sister.
Parents say 16-year-old Kristi is angry and violent, refuses to go to school, smokes marijuana and has no respect for authority.
Emmy-winning news reporter Christi's struggle with alcohol leaves her jobless, sleeping in bushes and estranged from her adult daughters, whom she faces for the first time in two years.
A video blogger sparks outcry by telling girls that if a man hits a woman it is a sign of love; Jessica admits she fabricated evidence against her ex-boyfriend.
Tracy thinks her sister's boyfriend may have sexually abused her sister's two granddaughters, but the couple say the children's mother coached them to lie.
Brian says his two teen daughters vanished while visiting their mother, and he thinks she is hiding the girls; their older sister says she believes they ran away to avoid Brian, who she says is controlling and abusive.
Dr. Phil sits down with the mothers of teen girl bullies and bully victims to find out if they really know what is going on in their daughters' lives; dealing with mean girls; how victims of bullying can take back their power.
Young Michelle tells her family that she has been making a living by dating older men and being pampered with perks; an update on a past guest who revealed to her fiance that she was a sugar baby.
Sarah's parents, who say her husband is bad news, come face to face with his parents for the first time since the wedding; a grandmother may be putting her grandchild at risk.
Sarah says her parents will not stop meddling in her eight-year marriage; they say her husband is bad news.
Josie, 15, has been kicked out of school and is facing battery and runaway charges, and Dr. Phil has some tough questions for her mother.
Jamie says his girlfriend was an abusive, irresponsible mother who left him and their five children more than two years ago to start a new life with a man she had known for only a few days, and has not seen them since.
Linda enables her 32-year-old son, who is addicted to prescription pills, has an expensive gambling problem and has spent time in prison for drug trafficking.
Jessica says her weightlifter mother is lying about being sick with stage-three brain cancer to gain sympathy and attention.
Teen girl bullies and bully victims move in together at the Dr. Phil House.
Teens record their wild behavior and post it online for the world to see; a 15-year-old becomes an Internet sensation for hitting another girl with a shovel; a man sets himself on fire in order to gain video views; an anti-bullying challenge.
Ashley says her brother is addicted to sex, alcohol and pain pills, and he says his problems stem from his rocky childhood.
A couple say their 9-year-old son terrorizes the family and may be dangerous; relatives say he is overmedicated and under-parented.
Dixie says her daughter has always been more interested in partying than in being a good mom, so her teenager is better off living with grandma.
Guests want to lose weight, but their loved ones are making it more difficult.
Former guest Andee says she completed 90 days of drug rehab, then relapsed and is now worse than ever.
Women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault tell their stories.
Jamie says his estranged wife verbally attacks their two children constantly, and the drama has gotten so bad that he got a protection order against her; Jennifer denies being abusive but confesses to a disturbing and dangerous behavior.
A 17-year-old girl is sentenced to 23 years behind bars for luring a friend into the woods and killing her; Shemida, whose family accuses her of fabricating her heath problems for attention, returns to the show.
A 32-year-old who still lives at home hates his father so much he wishes the man would die; his father says he is an entitled mooch who could never survive on his own; a professional trainer meets his long-lost son; Jackie Evancho performs.
Young Natalie says her boyfriend has a violent anger problem and she fears for her life and that of their 10-month-old son.
Family members of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by a police officer; the mother of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by an officer in Ferguson, Mo.; NFL player Ben Watson; college students say they were racially profiled.
Anna 'Chickadee' Cardwell ('Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'), her grandmother and Uncle Poodle discuss Mama June Shannon's relationship with a pedophile.
Three women date men 20 to 30 years their junior.
Lauren says she was kidnapped, sold into sex slavery and witnessed a woman's murder, but the police do not believe her story.
Fifteen-year-old Bella binges and purges 30 to 40 times a day, washes her hands obsessively, changes her clothes several times a day and holds her breath so she does not 'catch calories.'
Teresa says her husband cheated on her and was abusive until he got help with his anger, and now she is full of rage and directs her anger at him, often in front of their children.
Teen Layton has run away from home more than 20 times in the last eight months and admits that she will do it again.
Andre says his sister preys on men with money and power, and he fears that her sexy, scheming ways may get her killed.
Two friends pack on the pounds together; a woman says she does not deserve love or marriage unless she loses weight; a former fitness model hates what she looks like; Dr. Phil introduces a new weight-loss plan.
Dana says her 23-year-old daughter is a drug addict who has ripped apart their family; the young woman blames her mother for pushing her buttons.
A grieving mother says a former friend is harassing her online; a woman's 15-year-old daughter killed herself after being cyberbullied by a man she had never met.
Melvin's wife and girlfriend meet for the first time, and he demands that Dr. Phil choose between them for him.
Lindsay claims her father turned a blind eye to her sexual abuse by a cult leader from the ages of 13 to 23.
Alcohol addict Kristine resorts to drinking hand sanitizer as a cheap way to get her fix and blames her dysfunctional family for her inability to stay sober.
Sisters' grandmother refuses to acknowledge that her husband sexually abused them; what parents need to know to keep their children safe.
Adult sisters confront their grandmother, who denies that her husband, now in prison, molested them for many years.
Rick says his ex-wife and ex-girlfriend have teamed up to ruin his life by keeping him away from his child; they say he is controlling and abusive, and they fear he is a danger.
The stepmother of a severely malnourished 5-year-old who was found locked in a small closet in his home says she had no idea what was happening to him; Honey Boo Boo's Uncle Poodle tells why he says Mama June is lying.
June 'Mama June' Shannon, mother of 9-year-old reality TV star Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson, discusses rumors that she is dating a convicted sex offender.
Dr. Phil continues his efforts to get Todd Herzog ('Survivor: China') the lifesaving treatment he needs; an update on 'Homeless Joe,' who was offered help for his alcoholism on an earlier show; former Ariel Castro captive Michelle Knight.
The family of Todd Herzog ('Survivor: China') say he has fallen off the wagon and must return to the show for another alcohol-addiction intervention.
Four siblings say their mother has blacklisted them from the family and will not allow them to see their father, who is dying of bone cancer.
Family members say Shemida's 70-plus diagnoses are tearing their family apart.
Shemida says she has been diagnosed with more than 70 health conditions, but her family members say she is fabricating some of them.
Nikki says her husband, and the father of her two young children, has become abusive; he says she may be trying to kill him.
A woman and her daughter defend their lifestyle of dating wealthy, married men for money; a sugar baby confesses to her fiance; reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson.
A young man's parents and girlfriend blame each other for his accidental overdose death.
Parents enable three 20-something women who are all hooked on heroin; Dr. Phil offers the sisters help, with one big, non-negotiable condition.
The shooting death of a young mother divides her family after authorities conclude she took her own life.
Millionaire socialite Gigi Jordan admits to killing her 8-year-old son but says that she did it to protect him.
Kaitlyn's professional-fighter husband speaks out from behind bars after being accused of assaulting her on two separate occasions over one weekend; she says she will not divorce him and blames her mother for meddling.
After teen Andrue attempted to take his own life, his three younger siblings were removed from their parents' care based on his testimony of abuse; the parents, now separated, point fingers at each other.
Fifteen-year-old Emily's mother says she uses drugs and causes constant chaos, and her stepfather would prefer that she move out.
Viral-video star 'Homeless Joe' survives on the streets of Manhattan by panhandling and picking up women.
A quarreling couple come back to the show, their relationship worse than ever.
Young Matthew Scheidt is convicted of impersonating a physician assistant and practicing medicine without a license, and later is accused of impersonating a police officer.
Despite maintaining his innocence, Jack McCullough, once known as John Tessier, is convicted of the 1957 murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph.
Canda says she has been cyberstalked and bullied for three years by a woman she has never met.
Beth says her live-in boyfriend is a liar, cheater, alcoholic and narcissist who verbally abuses her daily, and she worries about the toll it is taking on their many children.
A couple say they are fed up with their adult son, who is lazy, unmotivated and still living at home on their dime; he says he wants to live on his own, but his part-time, minimum-wage job does not allow it.
Megan says her father raped her while she was unconscious after a night of partying; both agree to take polygraph tests.
Professional locator Troy Dunn reunites Dottie with two of her three children who she says were abducted by their father four decades ago.
Parents say their 24-year-old son has extreme anger issues and threatens to kill them; he says they disrespect and antagonize him.
Dana, who has struggled with drugs in the past, is furious that her sister refuses to relinquish temporary guardianship of Dana's teen daughter.
A grieving mother says a former friend is harassing her online; the mother of a 15-year-old who took her own life after she was cyberbullied by a man she had never met tells her story.
A teen says she got pregnant on purpose so her family would have to accept her abusive 30-year-old ex-con boyfriend.
A couple say they are being terrorized by an online hate group, led by a disgruntled former employee, after they closed their business.
Sharon and Robert say their 25-year-old son is so violent and explosive that they are afraid he might follow through with his repeated threats and kill someone.
Trisha and Danielle say they are convinced that the heiress their father met online is really a 'catfish.'
Two women wonder if their mother really has multiple personalities -- or if she is just excusing her alcohol-induced bad behavior.
Parents try to figure out why their teen daughter has daily, violent breakdowns.
A 70-year-old woman wants to move to Ghana to be with her online fiance -- even though they have never met.
A couple who got married after only eight weeks of knowing each other try to solve their marital problems.
A woman needs help controlling her 7-year-old son.
Jean says her 17-year-old daughter was the all-American girl until she began dating a 28-year-old divorced father; a look at the man's history.
Actress Kelly Rutherford's children were ordered to live with their father in France; a 12-year-old has Tourette's syndrome.
Jaime says she divorced her husband because he is abusive; he says she pushes his buttons until he blows up; they are considering reuniting for the sake of their child.
Renee records her husband's abuse of her, sending him to jail; updates on memorable guests.
Renee videotapes her husband abusing her, sending him to jail.
Monica says her 13-year-old daughter is angry, violent and out-of-control; the girl says her mother is abusive and has kept her away from her father; Robin McGraw makes an announcement.
Retired NFL player Chris Johnson discusses domestic violence and former teammate Ray Rice; Trichele says she shot and killed her husband in self-defense after years of domestic abuse.
Sisters say their mother is leading a secret sex life while maintaining the facade of a happy marriage; she says they are stirring up drama with half-truths and misinformation and need to butt out.
Issy Stapleton's mother discusses her attempt to kill herself and Issy; warning signs; how viewers can help Issy secure a healthy and productive future.
Issy Stapleton's mother discusses her attempt to kill herself and Issy.
A mother and her former live-in nanny come face to face on Dr. Phil's stage after the nanny refuses to leave the family's home.
Dr. Phil sits down with Stephanie Hayden, daughter of Will Hayden ('Sons of Guns'), who has been accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, and continues his interview with the father acquitted of murder charges in a drunken driver's death.
Dr. Phil sits down with David and Cindy Barajas weeks after David was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of the drunken driver who killed their two young sons.
Dr. Phil sits down with Gary Giordano, who was considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of traveling companion Robyn Gardner in 2011 Aruba, and offers him a polygraph test.
A 14-year-old's ex-boyfriend and her sister accuse each other of being involved in her death, and they both take polygraph tests.
Rachel confronts her sister's ex-boyfriend, whom she accuses of killing the 14-year-old girl in 1985.
Jaimee, who abandoned her children for a life of drugs and prostitution, insists she is now clean of her past and wants full custody of them again, but her mother is not giving them up without a fight.
Kayla's baby's father refuses to return the child to her unless she dumps her fiance and comes back to him.
Barbara, who says accusations of child abuse and neglect were false, faces her now-adult son and daughter; parents of a 22-year-old homeless woman say she nearly died of a drug overdose.
A woman who says she lost custody of her children due to false accusations of abuse and neglect faces them for the first time in 15 years.
Bailey struggles to move on with her life after a terrifying home invasion and kidnapping; for 18 years, Jose was the prime suspect in the case of his missing girlfriend, until another man pleaded guilty to her murder.
A former kindergarten teacher tells of a classroom lesson that got her sentenced to two years' probation and 30 days in jail; adoptive parents say a woman claiming to be their son's grandmother is stalking and harassing them and exploiting the child.
Ashley admits to verbally and physically abusing her husband in front of their two young children, often screaming at them so loudly she loses her breath or blacks out, and her son is starting to suffer from social and emotional issues.
The family of a 19-year-old convicted of murder tell his story; sisters think their 71-year-old father's online 'fiancee,' to whom he has given more than $100,000, is a con artist; Alisha tells how her abusive husband made her a quadriplegic.
Lavena says her 17-year-old son has an out-of-control rage problem, and she fears he could become the next school gunman; Karen's 15-year-old daughter uses drugs and stole her car.
Psychic mediums Thomas John and Bill Philipps and numerologist Glynis McCants.
A fractured family is desperate to get help for a young teen who has a history of lying, acting out and showing inappropriate sexual behavior.
Janette says her husband has recently become mentally, verbally and physically abusive to her and their three children, and she fears that his behavior could turn deadly; a woman's abusive boyfriend disfigured her with hot cooking oil.
Barbara admits to having been a drug addict but says accusations of child abuse and neglect were false and she did not deserve to lose custody of her children forever.
Parents say their 24-year-old daughter's severe alcohol addiction and destructive choices are ruining their family.
Shara says her new husband is a mean, insecure know-it-all who does not allow her to have a job or leave the house alone and dictates how she should dress.
Dr. Phil enlists a private investigator and other specialists to verify the claims of a woman's 'heart husband,' whom she has sent tens of thousands of dollars and has never met in person; a former guest returns with an update and words of wisdom.
Four siblings say their mother's hoarding is so out of control that nearly every inch of her 9,000-square-foot home is filled with junk, and their father says he moved out of the house two years ago because of the mess.
Parents are at their wits' end with their 16-year-old party-girl daughter, whose graphic photos and video have surfaced online; a past guest has a message for the teen.
Heather's ex-husband blames her for their 15-year-old son's accidental drug-overdose death; the boy's friends describe what happened and make accusations against Heather.
Heather, whose 15-year-old son died of an accidental drug overdose in her home, must face the boy's father, who blames her for his death; a friend says Heather almost died of drug use the night before taping the show.
Amy says her friend's husband raped her and got her pregnant, and after an incident during a custody exchange, she took out a protective order against him; he says her accusations are revenge for him not leaving his wife.
Stephanie says her daughter went from a picture-perfect straight-A student and beauty-pageant queen to an out-of-control, violent drug abuser who has a gun and has threatened to kill her.
Michelle Knight, one of three women abducted by Ariel Castro and held for more than a decade, discusses her first year of freedom and her new book.
Parents of two toddlers who died mysteriously, three months apart, are offered the opportunity to take lie-detector tests to clear their names.
Julia and Codey vehemently deny any wrongdoing in the mysterious deaths of their 1-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter three months apart.
Theresa says her fiance's ex-girlfriend is jealous and obsessed with them, and Dr. Phil must intervene in the drama-filled love triangle.
Chris and his 17-year-old daughter, who claims he has molested and raped her three times, take polygraph tests.
Lynn, 17, says her father molested and raped her three times, which he adamantly denies.
A man's wife and two women who say they are his mistresses confront him on Dr. Phil's stage.
Dr. Phil sits down with the mother and sister of Miranda Barbour, who claims she has killed at least 22 people since age 13.
A couple who placed an online ad to adopt a child confront the woman who promised to give her unborn baby to them but has never turned over a child.
The birth mother and stepmother of a 5-year-old boy said to have been locked in a closet and starved nearly to death tell their sides of the story.
A woman with obsessive-compulsive disorder says most of her rituals are focused on trying to make herself more attractive than her sister.
Adult sisters say their mother chose drugs and alcohol over them throughout their childhoods, causing one of them to be born with fetal alcohol syndrome.
Barbie takes a polygraph test in a bid to prove to her boyfriend that she is not cheating on him and has not stolen $90,000 from him and his company; Robin McGraw checks in with three women who have overcome personal struggles.
Ben says his wife changed for the worse as soon as they got married; she says he is a narcissist and may be cheating on her.
A young woman who refuses to go to college or get a job, steals from her parents and hangs out with a bad crowd blames her mother for her current situation.
Cara says her mother-in-law refuses to respect boundaries and often undermines her and her husband's parenting choices when she cares for their children; Lindsie says her libido has gone downhill since she had her babies; Ronnie Dunn performs.
Tiffany's extremely controlling fiance, who refused to allow her to tell her family where she lived and that she was pregnant, loses his temper with a 'Dr. Phil' producer.
Caitllin says that her husband abuses her verbally and physically, at one point causing the loss of their unborn baby, and that he has been physical with their two young children, who are afraid of him; he says she abuses him as well.
Diane says her 17-year-old daughter is an out-of-control drug abuser whose life is in danger; the teen insists she is just living the partying lifestyle and her mother is overreacting.
Jeremy says that his wife, who is the primary breadwinner of the family and raises their two children, does not put enough effort into her appearance.
A couple say they have been threatened and harassed since they were depicted as villains on the reality show 'Kitchen Nightmares.'
Dr. Phil celebrates his 2,000th show with favorite guests, inspiring success stories and amazing prizes.
Candace says her ex is an absentee father who abandoned her and their special-needs daughter to be with his new wife; he says he wants to see the child, but Candace and her mother keep him away.
A boy who shot and killed his pregnant mother and attempted to murder his father and sister grows up to kill his wife and her niece before committing suicide; family members struggle to deal with a toddler's murder and her mother's conviction.
Sheryl called off her wedding because she and her fiance constantly argue about money, and his family calls her a gold-digger; past guests Jacob and Lucy return with an update on their son, Izaiah, injured by a drunken driver.
Lisa's relationship with her family has been strained ever since she and her uncle were run over by a minivan while trying to break up a fight at her wedding reception; Sarah Jakes, daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Dee says she was drugged, kidnapped and forced to work in a brothel for three months, and she fears her out-of-control daughter may be headed for the same fate.
Reagan says he turns to gambling and other women for an adrenaline rush because his wife refuses to have sex with him; newlyweds say they are in a sexual standoff that has pushed them to the brink of divorce.
Frances' obsession with her 13 rabbits may be hurting her relationship with her daughter; Gary says he is part human and part dog and tries to live as much like a canine as possible; Lori hates that her 20-year-old daughter attends furry conventions.
A man accused of child molestation is found dead in a field from a gunshot wound to the chest; his wife, ex-fiancee and mother debate what may have happened.
A couple battle the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the custody of their teen daughter, who they say has been held against her will by a hospital in a dispute about her diagnosis and treatment; a cancer survivor and a sun worshiper need help.
Dawn says she fears her violent 8-year-old son, who flies into rages and has threatened to kill her; a woman with chronic pain and fatigue caused by fibromyalgia wonders if she will ever find relief.
Fawn admits that she was with her 36-year-old estranged husband the night he died but denies having anything to do with his death.
Fashion enthusiast Lawrence Zarian gives a guest a makeover in hope that her demanding husband will not leave her; Ruben Studdard and David Foster perform.
A 16-year-old's two best friends stab her to death; family members and friends discuss the tragedy and possible motives.
Corey says that, when he was 10, his abusive stepmother manipulated him into shooting and killing his father and telling the police it was an accident; a woman who lost custody of her infant blames her sister.
A 23-year-old woman claims her mother goes out drinking several days a week, leaving her to care for her four younger siblings.
A man accuses his estranged wife of violent behavior, while she says he raped, kidnapped and abused her.
A woman disapproves of her daughter's decision to convert to Islam; the only minority juror in the George Zimmerman trial; author Lisa Bloom.
Deb says her husband's tangled web of lies and sexual affairs spanned more than a decade, and she thinks he has cheated on her at least 1,000 times; he says her obsession with proving he is unfaithful is destroying their marriage.
A couple's nasty divorce and custody battle involve accusations of kidnapping, domestic violence, parental alienation and child abuse.
Despite his vehement denial of cheating, Dorothy continues to lash out at her husband daily, leading to violent arguments in front of their 12-year-old daughter.
Dr. Phil continues his interview with a teen who says his father tried to frame him for the murder of his young stepbrother, then confessed to the crime himself; a cousin says she was asked to dispose of evidence; both take polygraph tests.
A man turns in his teen son for the brutal beating death of his young stepson, a year later confesses to the crime, then drops another bombshell in a phone interview with Dr. Phil from prison.
A wife and mother tells of learning that her husband had been communicating with men online, looking for sex, and had downloaded child pornography to the family computer, and says she fears for her own children's safety.
Author Rebecca Musser ('The Witness Wore Red') discusses the abuse she says she endured at the hands of fellow FLDS members and the day she found freedom; Rebecca's father confronts her and tells why he is threatening to sue.
A divorced mother of four, living on the run, facing up to 45 years in prison for attempted murder, sits down with Dr. Phil.
A private investigator sorts through some of Tracy's painful childhood memories; Tracy's mother vehemently denies killing a young girl and burying her in the backyard, and takes a polygraph test to clear her name.
Tracy says that several years ago she began having disturbing memories about sexual molestation and a murder occurring during her childhood; her mother says she is delusional.
Sandie's ex-husband's former girlfriend is stalking her, and she wants her prosecuted; the man wants both women out of his life.
The family of a 16-year-old gang member urges him to turn his life around; two former gang members have an important message for him.
Pam says her ex-husband is enabling their 23-year-old daughter's addiction by giving her money to use for drugs; he says he fears she will resort to prostitution or worse if he cuts her off.
Minny's teen son tells why he shot himself and whether he is ready to let his mother back into his life.
Minny says her teen son's father abducted him and put him in what she calls a Mormon cult; emotions run high as the parents face each other on Dr. Phil's stage and the teen makes shocking accusations against his mother and her husband.
Grandparents accuse their daughter-in-law of coercing her child into making false allegations of molestation against their son, who has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime.
Marie says she is terrified of her violent husband and details his abuse of her; he says she is a compulsive liar and drug abuser with anger issues of her own.
A 56-year-old widow says she is in love with a man she has never met in person and to whom she has given her life savings; Dr. Phil hires a private investigator to look into the boyfriend's claims and confronts him over the phone.
Erin Caffey discusses her role in the brutal murders of her mother and younger brothers and how she felt when she learned that her father survived; her ex-boyfriend makes a shocking claim.
Erin Caffey speaks out from prison about the night her boyfriend and two accomplices brutally killed her mother and younger brothers and shot her father, who also discusses the ordeal.
The mother of teen twins, the only living heirs of the Duke tobacco fortune, tells of battling the bank for control of her children's trust funds and denies trying to drain their accounts to spend the money on lavish gifts.
Teen twins, the only living heirs of the Duke tobacco fortune, tell of the abuse they suffered at the hands of their father.
Angie says her mother-in-law is rude, judgmental and constantly meddles in her life; at his mother's insistence, Angie's husband takes a paternity test for his son.
Pregnant, drug-abusing Sara and her sister view a video of addicted newborns and must choose between treatment and jail.
Kristin says her daughters are using both cocaine and heroin, and she fears for the welfare of her unborn grandson; Dr. Phil uncovers shocking details about the sisters' childhoods.
Nineteen-year-old Nicki faces her family after having recently faked a pregnancy and childbirth; her mother fears for her mental stability.
Aubrey believes that her mother knew her stepfather was beating and molesting her from the ages of 8 to 16; her mother insists she had no idea what was going on.
Brandi and her fiance are on the verge of splitting up because of the tension and fighting her lazy 20-year-old son causes.
Liz's marriage is on the verge of divorce because of her many addictions and illnesses; Sydney says some sounds, smells and touches irritate her so much that she must keep her distance from her fiance and children.
Danielle says her husband is jealous and abusive and was recently arrested for assaulting her, but she still wants to save their marriage.
After five young people break into a home and the homeowner shoots one of them to death, the others are charged with his murder.
Shannon says her family did not visit her in the hospital after her ex-boyfriend nearly killed her; Kasey wants her adult son to stop playing video games all the time and grow up.
Fifteen-year-old Baylea's out-of-control rages are sometimes so violent that police are called to intervene.
Stefany says she fears for the life of her 17-year-old, who has had an eating disorder since the age of 5.
Mindy says her children are afraid of their father's violent behavior; he says she is a liar and a manipulator.
Kristen says her nieces are angry, violent teens who abuse drugs and have been expelled from school for assaulting their classmates.
A 51-year-old man says he has been stalked, wiretapped and hacked by an unknown group of people trying to terrorize him for the past four years.
Adam denies raping his wife and molesting their two toddlers, saying she is mentally unstable and angry that their marriage is falling apart.
Dr. Travis Stork helps 400-pound Robert and 300-pound Rose learn healthier eating habits.
Parents say that even a GPS tracking anklet has not prevented 16-year-old Caitlin from running away from home; siblings tell of being shot by intruders and witnessing their friend's death.
Amber Portwood ('Teen Mom') discusses addiction, anger issues, prison and whether she can be a good mother to her 4-year-old daughter; a surprise for a deserving foster mother.
A woman who can't stop picking at her skin; a man's perfectionism threatens to destroy his relationship.
A man is determined to prove his brother's death was a homicide, but his efforts are tearing his family apart.
A woman discovers her husband has spent almost all of their money on his affairs with multiple women; a surprise for the parents of a toddler injured by a drunk driver.
A 24-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man who have both served time for domestic assault due to their volatile relationship.
Brianna says she was raped by two high-school classmates at a party, and her mother coerced her into sharing her story with the national media, creating a backlash from her peers; her mother makes allegations of her own; author Mitch Albom weighs in.
Rabecca says her mother tricked her into giving her custody of her 4-year-old daughter; her mother tells why she contacted Child Protective Services.
Kelly says her 16-year-old daughter has an eating disorder, is suicidal, cuts herself, has overdosed on prescription medication and lashes out in anger on a daily basis; the girl says her mom is overreacting.
Heather says her new husband is physically and verbally abusive and she fears that he will seriously hurt or kill her; he says that since he returned from Iraq he has had trouble controlling his anger and has abused her dog, but would never harm her.
Parents say their 16-year-old daughter went from a straight-A student to violent and out of control during their contentious divorce.
Competitive twins and triplets say their relationships are suffering; a woman says her depression is ruining her marriage.
A former minor-league ballplayer, two actors and a young mother say they were victims of racial profiling.
Kimberly is accused of throwing an alcohol-filled party with 26 teens in her home; Soraida says her ex posted her and her 16-year-old daughter's information on Internet escort sites, causing men to show up at their home; repairing one's reputation.
A couple say their young-adult son has become angry and violent, and they are divided over whether to cut him out of their lives.
A daughter of Dr. Martin MacNeill tells why she helped prosecutors build a case against him in the death of her mother and reacts to Dr. Phil's interview with her father's former mistress, Gypsy Willis.
Samantha's war-veteran husband shot her with an AK-47, destroying her legs; Laurie's ex-husband shot and killed their 4- and 5-year-old sons.
Anna Benson ('Baseball Wives') tells of showing up heavily armed and wearing a bulletproof vest at the home of her estranged husband, ballplayer Kris Benson.
A pageant mom fights to have a website remove a sexually suggestive post featuring her 11-year-old daughter's photo; a 21-year-old mother of three explains her arrest for having sex with a 14-year-old.
A man accused of impersonating a doctor, a professional hockey player and a wealthy businessman tells his side of the story.
Tone and John disapprove of their brother's fiancee, who they say is rude, selfish, manipulative and abuses drugs; she says the siblings are responsible for all of the family drama.
Judy's husband of 30 years had a midlife crisis and an affair and filed for divorce, but now that she has a new boyfriend, he wants her back.