A woman seeks the doctor's help when her husband makes a shocking confession.
The doctor continues his work with three newlywed couples who are already talking about divorce.
The doctor counsels newlyweds who say they are already headed for divorce.
Guests say they took the law into their own hands.
Guests say they are at crossroads in their marriages.
Guests discuss the disappearance of 23-year-old Stacy Peterson; a woman tells of being in an abusive marriage.
Guests whose adult children still live with them seek advice.
Guests say their daughters are on destructive paths.
A model says her husband is abusive, but he says she needs to stop being so controlling.
A feud between a woman and her future mother-in-law tears a family apart.
The doctor examines dangerous teen trends, including street racing.
The doctor speaks with children whose mother is in prison.
The doctor concludes his work with an out-of-control, angry family.
Dr. Phil continues his work with a self-destructive, volatile family.
Conclusion of Dr. Phil's Man Camp series.
Three women send their husbands to Dr. Phil's Man Camp in last-ditch efforts to save their marriages.
Guests seek help dealing with meddling moms.
A couple say her mother is hindering their ability to heal their relationship after infidelity.
Dr. Phil follows up with a man obsessed with his wife.
The doctor continues his work with a family plagued by infidelity, betrayal and resentment.
The doctor speaks with women who say they feel abandoned by loved ones because of their excessive weights.
Women say their husbands metrosexual tendencies are taking a toll on their marriages.
A woman struggles to forgive her husband's infidelity with her sister.
Victims of adoption scams share their stories.
Obese guests who are confined to their homes reunite with loved ones.
Couples argue about money.
James accuses his estranged wife of being controlled by a religious group and says he fears that his four children may be in danger.
A former grocery-store cashier confronts the robber who held her at gunpoint and shot her in the face.
The oldest of 10 children says her once-ideal family has been at war since her father left her mother for a 19-year-old, and the exes come face to face for the first time in five years on Dr. Phil's stage.
A husband's alarming confessions threaten a marriage.
Tonya's family says she hears voices and claims to talk to the president; Laura says her son is either a con man, a pathological liar or mentally ill.
The doctor speaks with a young woman who made international headlines when she ran away to Palestine to be with a man she met on the Internet.
Brenda and Jeremy Perry discuss losing their two young sons at the hands of Brenda's mother; Bethany Storro admits to intentionally burning her face with drain cleaner.
The doctor speaks to an American woman who moved to the Gaza Strip to be with the lover she met on MySpace.
An out-of-control, 14-year-old girl admits to having unprotected sex with up to 50 men.
The doctor continues to investigate a teacher sex-scandal that has rocked a small Texas town.
The doctor speaks to a high-school teacher who was accused of sexual misconduct by three of her students.
Guests say they suffer from body dysmorphic disorder, a preoccupation with a real or imagined physical defect.
A single father raises three disrespectful adolescent boys after their mother ran off with her boyfriend.
The doctor counsels guests involved in controversial love affairs.
Guests say the residential treatment centers they entered as troubled teens did them more harm than good; a woman says her mother was aware of abuse and did nothing to stop it; siblings felt trapped and tortured.
Parents say their 25-year-old's rage is so out-of-control that they fear he will kill them; a woman says her fiance becomes violent and abusive when he drinks.
A bipolar woman says her family is insensitive and mean toward her about her illness; a woman tells of her multiple personalities.
A young woman, facing life in prison for the torture and murder of two teens, may have the opportunity for a reduced sentence.
A woman continues to breast-feed her nearly 4-year-old son; a mother climbs over locked gates to break into her 39-year-old daughter's home; a father publicly humiliates his teen son online.
Brittany wants to marry her abusive, unfaithful boyfriend, who says he is willing to make changes.
Teenage Cassie says that two years ago, she became pregnant, had a confrontation with her father, and lost the baby; family members and medical records say that she was never pregnant.
Guests say family members are arrogant, entitled and think the world revolves around them.
A high-school bullying incident involves lawsuits and death threats; the victim's mother comes face to face with one of the bullies' parents.
A mother wants Dr. Phil's help in controlling her teen daughter, who loves to fight and proudly posts videos of the brawls online.
Dr. Phil helps two struggling families to regain control of their overweight children's appetites and lives.
Parents fear that their 'tweenage' daughters are too young to understand the consequences of their grown-up clothing and behavior.
Guests say nothing can destroy their love for their troubled mates.
Legal analyst Lisa Bloom provides words of wisdom to help women get ahead.
Guests return to reveal a new bombshell that makes their home life more unbearable than ever.
Violence against men; Dr. Phil helps two women control their tempers.
Guests say their mates' appearances are not up to their standards.
A murdered child's mother and sister confront one of her killers.
The mother and sister of a 12-year-old girl who was tortured and killed in 1992 share their story.
A couple say they are tired of their 24-year-old twins living in their house without paying for rent, groceries or utilities; siblings say they are fed up with their younger brother mooching off of their mom.
A 26-year-old woman who says she is proud to be a bully admits to being physically and verbally abusive to overweight people and people with disabilities; comic Kirk Fox goes under cover in a wheelchair to test her; actor Max Adler discusses bullies.
Guests reveal the good, the bad and the ugly world of mail-order brides.
Loved ones are caught in the middle when men go to war with their mothers-in-law.
A woman says her daughter has a history of drug abuse, and she fears that her grandchildren are being neglected.
Two wives confront their husbands' mistresses about their lifestyles.
Dr. Phil sits down with four women who have had affairs with married men.
Two families struggle to make peace between teen girls and their stepfathers.
Women say their fiances left them before the wedding.
A woman who blames herself for the death of her baby boy tells how she has been trying to cope.
Finding her adopted foster child's needs overwhelming, a woman gives temporary custody of him to her daughter and son-in-law.
Couples are on the verge of divorce because one spouse wants out; the warning signs of a midlife crisis.
Guests say they live in fear of raging relatives and worry that the behavior could escalate.
Dr. Phil tries to reunite sisters torn apart by one bad decision.
Men and women debate who can do everything better; author Dan Abrams ('Man Down').
Dr. Phil talks to a woman who says she killed her husband in self-defense, siblings seeking justice for their sister's murder, and a couple attacked by their daughter's boyfriend.
Parents seek advice on raising rebellious teen daughters.
'Mean Girls 2' stars Maiara Walsh and Meaghan Jette Martin discuss children's bullying and how to empower young women.
A man says his addiction has caused his partner to accuse him of cheating.
Families deal with the aftermath of a dark secret revealed; a teen struggles with guilt and loss; a father confesses the secret he has kept for years, tearing his family apart.
Three 21-year-old, self-professed ladies' men say they have had sex with scores of women; why having 'the talk' with a teen is not enough.
Guests say jealousy is tearing apart their marriages.
Two mothers say they do not see eye-to-eye with their daughters about the boys they date.
A woman says her 4-year-old granddaughter claims she was touched inappropriately by her father.
Guests say they are fed up with their husbands' critical ways.
Divorced parents wage a no-holds-barred battle over custody of their three young children.
A woman says her mother abducted her, as a child, over allegations of abuse; a man confronts his father, whom he says killed his mother.
Teens say they have been engaging in harmful behavior behind their parents' backs.
A woman says she is unable to stop bingeing and purging; a guest considers a controversial job to make ends meet.
Couples struggle after learning spouses' deep, dark secrets.
A self-proclaimed runaway bride; a man says weddings are too expensive; a woman who says her fiance dumped her six days before the wedding.
Teens play a potentially deadly choking game.
Radio announcer Ted Williams discusses meeting the challenges of sudden fame.
Guests say their pregnant 16-year-old daughter is in for a rude awakening.
The doctor delivers wake-up calls to a young woman addicted to drugs, alcohol and the party lifestyle and a young man who says he is 'addicted' to shopping.
A woman says her husband's rage is out of control and she fears for her safety.
Past guests, who threatened show staff and stormed off stage, return.
A man's wife and three children disappeared 15 years ago, leaving only a cryptic note behind.
Strategies to help troubled children overcome their darkest demons.
Daystar Television Network founders Marcus and Joni Lamb discuss infidelity; how to move forward after infidelity and make a marriage stronger than ever.
A guest says she will dump her boyfriend if he does not propose soon; a woman says her marriage is a sham.
Olympic track-and-field athlete Marion Jones discusses lying about the use of illegal steroids; a woman thought she had everything until her husband made a shocking confession.
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.
Dr. Phil and author Betsy Brown Braun discuss taming a child's tantrums.
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.
Family members struggle to cope with the loss of their father; finding and closure and peace after losing a loved one.
Leslie Merritt Jr. discusses being locked up for nearly a year after being accused of being the Arizona freeway sniper.
A recovering addict and his mother return to try to help a young woman hooked on drugs; update on a former guest.
An alcohol intervention for MLB star Richie Lewis; former teammate Deion Sanders surprises his dear friend.
Dr. Phil works with parents of a bullied special-needs teen and helps a woman who worries that her daughter may be a bully.
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.
A couple seek help to stop the pattern of abuse in their toxic marriage.
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.
Dr. Phil leads a debate over a website that dishes dirt on ordinary people.
Ashley is accused of electronically stealing photos of another woman's children and posing as their mother online.
A woman says she has a mother-in-law from hell; sisters fight a 10-year feud over their father's house and will.
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.
Teens and their parents argue over who should raise the teens' baby; 10 things teens want parents to know about teen sex.
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.
Dr. Phil continues his discussion with a married couple who are at odds over having an open marriage.
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.
Separation assault; staying safe after leaving a violent relationship.
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.
Psychology experiments show how easily a good person can be drawn to the dark side.
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.
Dr. Phil offers viewers a personality test.
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.
A teen refuses to end her relationship with her abusive boyfriend; a teen is torn between her feelings for her ex and following her family's wishes.
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.
Parents accuse one another of brainwashing their children in order to win custody; attorneys Areva Martin and Lisa Bloom.
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.
Guests say they are fed up with their spouses' controlling behavior and constant criticism.
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.
Dr. Phil and his panel of experts shed light on the meanings of common dreams.
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.
Online dangers; how easy it is to pose as someone else and lure a victim; keeping a child safe online.
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.
Dr. Phil and reality-show star Kelly Osbourne check back in with drug-addicted teens who were living on the streets of Hollywood.
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.
Parents of two out-of-control teen girls discuss what has happened in their lives since their previous appearance on the show.
Elizabeth says her boyfriend's dominant personality is what drew her to him, but he soon became physically and verbally abusive.
Guests experience post-traumatic stress disorder following the Mojave Desert truck crash, in which eight bystanders were killed and many others injured.
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 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 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 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.
Parents say they do not approve of their 19-year-old daughter's lifestyle and choice for a boyfriend.
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.
A woman says her husband is verbally and emotionally abusive.
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.
Dr. Phil and TV personality Kelly Osbourne shine a spotlight on life on the street for homeless teens.
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.
Two men struggle to turn their lives around after joining ranks with white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups.
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.
Young people who grew up listening to their parents' constant screaming matches say the family would be better off if the couple divorced.
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.
The chaos of having a teen with bipolar disorder is tearing apart a family.
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 helps families keep the happiest day in a young couple's life from turning into a nightmare.
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.
A couple say caring for their son's special needs has taken a toll on their marriage and made them feel they have missed out on time with their other 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.
Attorneys Lisa Bloom, Areva Martin, Anthony Pope, Loni Coombs and Chris Chatham discuss shocking legal headlines.
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.
Dr. Phil gives viewers an exclusive look into the making of his talk show.
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.
Mothers discuss the potential problems of international adoption.
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.
Actor Steve Harvey reveals his thoughts on what men really think of love, relationships, intimacy and commitment; a 30-year-old woman says she has never had a boyfriend; a woman wants to learn how to be less bossy and demanding.
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.
Teen Peyton's sisters say she is a master manipulator who preys on their mother's emotions; the girl makes a shocking confession.
Teens attempt extremely risky backyard stunts, light themselves on fire, and boast about their exploits in videos posted online.
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.
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.
A married woman says she is in love with another man, whom she has known for only three weeks.
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 who grew up in an abusive home fears the cycle of violence is continuing in her own marriage.
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.
A woman says her husband destroyed their marriage when he propositioned her 20-year-old daughter for sex; a woman says her new husband kept his financial instability and debt a secret.
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.
The husband of missing Texas woman Julie Ann Gonzalez talks about what he thinks happened to her.
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 examines the effects of anorexia nervosa on a victim and her family.
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.
Dr. Phil talks to the family of missing mom Julie Ann Gonzalez.
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.
A man discusses his struggle with PTSD; a married couple at a crossroads talk about their problems; a man who performs background checks on his daughter's boyfriends.
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.
Mothers who admit to bullying their children.
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.
A woman who donated a kidney to her husband fears he is now cheating on her; a woman wonders if she should divorce her dying husband.
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.
A couple say they are on a mission to force a sex offender out of their neighborhood; a man whose 12-year-old sister was raped and murdered weighs in on the rights of sexual predators.
Nicholas Brendon ('Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' 'Criminal Minds') returns to face his struggle with alcoholism and depression.
Medical experts discuss the new science behind predicting infidelity.
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.
Dr. Phil continues his discussion about the use of restraints in school.
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.
Adults who cannot escape the tight grip their mothers have on them; socialite Tinsley Mortimer and her mother, Dale Mercer.
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.'
Dr. Phil uncovers the parenting mistakes that sent one young man on a path of self-destruction; guest Kelly Osbourne.
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.
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.'
Men tell how they use Facebook to hook up with women; a woman says she is so focused on Facebook that she is never intimate with her husband.
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.
Dr. Phil examines the connection between bullying and teen suicide.
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.
A panel of guests continue their heated discussion about the treatment of overweight people in today's society.
Divorced mother Sandra says her daughters tell her worrisome things after visiting with their father, and she fears for their lives.
A panel of guests discuss the stigmas and stereotypes associated with obesity, the size of airline seats and more.
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.
A 15-year-old girl abuses inhalants; a 51-year-old woman has been tanning since she was eight and owns her own tanning bed; a 23-year-old woman refuses to wear sunscreen; a woman loses 80 pounds with a diet pill.
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.
Guests discuss the leisure time of moms.
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.
Dr. Phil examines celebrities' lifestyles, focusing on drug overdoses and addictions to prescription medications.
Audio tapes detail sandwich-shop spokesman Jared Fogle's troubling conversations about children, sex, and how to lure innocent victims.
Dr. Phil speaks with feuding friends; the appropriate boundaries for maintaining healthy friendships; signs that a friendship has turned toxic.
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.
Dr. Phil discusses America's justice system and delves into the minds of killers and sex offenders.
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.
Warning signs of suicidal teens; actor Hill Harper speaks with the younger generation about what causes them to commit suicide; the documentary 'Race to Nowhere.'
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.
Drug addicts return with updates on their recoveries.
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.
Dr. Phil and legal commentator Nancy Grace discuss recent headlines that they think demonstrate how the system has failed.
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.
A man thinks his son-in-law had something to do with his daughter's disappearance.
Oprah Winfrey ('Belief'); a woman's friend accidentally runs over her 17-month-old daughter and kills her.
Dr. Phil speaks with guests battling over inheritances and prenuptial agreements.
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.
A man takes a lie-detector test to prove he is not cheating on his wife.
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.
Mothers who drink and drive, often with their children in the car.
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.
Guests discuss the disappearance of Susan Powell.
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.
Parents cannot stand their 17-year-old daughter's boyfriend.
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.
Women say their husbands are too controlling.
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.
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.
Educational consultant Dr. Michele Borba joins Dr. Phil to provide solutions for common parenting dilemmas.
Michelle Wilkins tells of having her unborn baby cut from her womb after she answered an online ad offering free maternity clothes.
Dr. Phil examines why people lie and how to put an end to the falsehoods; a woman destroys her marriage with a lie; a woman hires a private investigator and discovers her fiance has been lying to her.
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.
Dr. Phil counsels a couple dealing with infidelity; author Anne Bercht ('My Husband's Affair Became the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me'); the audience weighs in on cheaters.
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.
Writer Teresa Strasser joins Dr. Phil to answer guests' questions about unique issues.
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.
Dr. Phil reveals the eight non-negotiable rules all married couples must follow to fight fair.
Tensions run high as 'master manipulator' Winston faces his estranged wife, former fiancee and ex-wife.
A couple struggles to parent children with behavorial disorders.
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.
Panelists debate controversial topics such as choosing a baby's sex, eye color or IQ and injecting a child with growth hormone to make him taller; a couple's 5-year-old daughter is critically ill with a malignant and aggressive brain tumor.
A 16-year-old girl says her mother is judgmental about everything and it is ruining their relationship; 21-year-old identical twins say they want people to stop judging them based on their appearance.
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.
Pregnant Melinda says her husband is a controlling and abusive drug-user and she worries about their 1-year-old son.
Dr. Phil discusses financial mistakes; women from 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' discuss how the current economy is affecting them; a Hollywood divorce attorney reveals the top mistakes women make when it comes to money and marriage.
Dr. Phil addresses comments he received on his show dealing with infidelity; the leader of the online group Mistresses Anonymous faces off with a woman who says she was cheated on; a male perspective on infidelity.
Diane says Carie was never there when she needed her daughter, and Carie says her mother blames her own financial woes on Carie.
Nancy and Mark say their 18-year-old son, Chris, regularly steals from family, friends and neighbors, and Chris admits to it.
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.
Guests learn the principles of negotiation; compromising; biggest car-buying mistakes.
A woman says her 25-year-old daughter does not pay rent or help around the house; a woman says she is leaving her husband if he does not get a job.
Parents seek help for their obese children.
Parents pressure their children to excel in school, sports and hobbies.
A 19-year-old man is addicted to prescription drugs.
Dr. Phil continues his intervention with a family in turmoil over accusations of infidelity, betrayal and a surprise teen pregnancy.
Dr. Phil and guests Anthony Pope and Gina Barreca delve into headline-making stories of revenge.
Guests discuss racial stereotypes.
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.
Author Cindy M. Meston ('Why Women Have Sex'); Dr. Jennifer Berman discusses women and sex.
A woman says that ever since her husband won $1.66 million in a lottery pool, he has become angry, distant and secretive.
Guests provide their stories of sibling abuse.
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.
Author Jane Velez-Mitchell ('iWant') discusses her struggles with alcoholism and sexual identity; a lesbian begins to have doubts about her sexuality after she conceives a child via in vitro fertilization; a teen says she is bisexual.
A woman says her son has gone from working a well-paying job to homeless and living in the woods because of his fiancee.
A new documentary titled 'Oral Sex is the New Goodnight Kiss' provides a shocking glimpse into the world of teens and sex.
A 48-year-old woman wants her family to accept her fiance; reality TV star Shea Johnson ('Southern Belles: Louisville') discusses her broken engagement; a dating coach reveals the biggest dating mistakes women make.
Legal analyst Lisa Bloom and District Attorney Kathleen Rice weigh in on the tragic car accident caused by drunken driver Diane Schuler; a mother of two admits she has consumed alcohol before getting behind the wheel.
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.
Parents say 16-year-old Kristi is angry and violent, refuses to go to school, smokes marijuana and has no respect for authority.
The doctor counsels an overwhelmed mother and a 16-year-old girl who wants to have a child by the time she is 20.
A mother, who was caught on video dragging her child around on a leash, defends her actions; a woman fears her husband's military-style discipline may be harming their 9-year-old son.
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.
The doctor speaks with mothers in desperate need of parenting help.
The doctor counsels a couple who fight nonstop and are on the verge of divorce.
A woman seeks help deciding whether to leave her abusive husband; a divorced couple considers reconciling for financial reasons.
The doctor counsels guests struggling to cope with the stress and anxiety of their daily lives.
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.
Former guest Andee says she completed 90 days of drug rehab, then relapsed and is now worse than ever.
Dr. Phil continues his work with four frustrated families in the Dr. Phil House.
Couples say their relationships went from bad to worse after their weddings.
A repeat offender meets mothers of young people who have been killed by drunken drivers; whether DUI laws are too lenient or too tough.
Dr. Phil tries to help daughters improve their relationships with their fathers.
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.
Children say their mothers' rage is tearing their families apart.
The doctor advises parents on how to talk to children about money.
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.
Some women return to violent relationships.
Two rebellious teenagers visit a prison and a morgue.
A man claims that his wife has been emotionally unfaithful multiple times.
Couples who say they have lost their libidos.
A pregnant 15-year-old reveals whether she is keeping the baby or giving it up for adoption.
A pregnant 15-year-old tries to decide whether to keep her baby.
A couple fight constantly about how to parent and discipline their three teenage sons.
A woman leaves her husband for another man and now lives in a tent; a woman learns her husband was living a secret life for almost a year.
Drug addicts ask the doctor for help changing their lifestyles.
The doctor counsels newlyweds who are already facing marital struggles.
A 43-year-old man likes to date much younger women; a woman says her husband throws too much stuff away; a woman wants gastric bypass surgery, but her husband opposes it.
The doctor counsels a couple dealing with sexual addiction.
Parents seek help for their overweight children.
The doctor counsels couples dealing with infidelity.
Guests say they are caught between their spouses and their families.
Former police sergeant Drew Peterson discusses the disappearance of his wife Stacy; author Derek Armstrong ('Drew Peterson Exposed').
The doctor counsels a couple with trust issues.
A 21-year-old woman insists she can safely drive and text message at the same time; a woman discusses losing her daughter in a car accident caused by a driver distracted by a cell phone.
Men discuss finding out they are responsible for children they never knew existed; actor Jay Thomas discusses his relationship with the son he gave up for adoption.
Guests are desperate to wean their loved ones away from the computer.
The doctor answers questions about plastic surgery, infidelity.
Bickering siblings try to bury the hatchet.
The doctor concludes his work with four families who say their children are out of control; a deserving youth goes to singer Deborah Gibson's Camp Electric Youth.
The doctor continues his work with four families who say their children are out of control.
A woman says she escaped a religious cult and struggles with life in the outside world.
The doctor revisits a family shattered by accusations of child molestation.
Four families who say their children are out of control move into the Dr. Phil House for counseling.
Psychic medium James Van Praagh discusses his latest book, 'Ghosts Among Us'; actress Jennifer Love Hewitt ('Ghost Whisperer'); a woman spends excessive amounts of money on psychic readings.
The doctor talks to people who think they are better looking than almost everyone else.
The doctor counsels a woman whose drug habit caused her to lose her job as a nanny.
A woman says her sister-in-law spreads lies about and harasses other family members.
The doctor follows up with feuding in-laws.
Women say they cannot cope with their children and they are running out of resources.
Two couples' explosive fights are caught on tape and destroying their marriages.
A family drama revolves around teen marriage, accusations of sexual abuse and maternal abandonment.
A grandmother seeks visitation for her 13-year-old grandson.
A woman says her husband is controlling and abusive.
A college-educated couple with seven children have no income, heat or running water and are about to lose their house, but say their lifestyle is God's will.
The doctor confronts a woman who chose to stay with her husband even though she knew he was molesting her daughter.
The doctor continues to delve into the lives of twin drug addicts.
Twin sisters discuss their addictions to pain pills.
The doctor puts engaged couples to the test to find out if they are ready to get married.
Dark secrets threaten to destroy marriages.