• Air date: 09 Sep '19 180 episodes
      Using the power of television, Dr. Phil McGraw presents compelling stories about real people with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems, stripping away the shame and embarrassment that too often keep people from seeking help. Its a show that is suppose to help people with their problems and to find a solution on live TV .
  • List of Episodes (180)
    • 76. “My Wife Tricked Me into Getting a Divorce”

      06 Jan '20
      Doug says he and his ex-wife, Amy, have been living in the same house since their recent divorce so they can co-parent their two children. He says it wasn’t his idea to end the marriage – and he wants his wife back. He blames his former steroid addiction for causing him to have an affair with an 18-year-old cheerleader. Amy claims Doug was always an abusive husband, and steroids only made it worse. She says Doug is using their children to manipulate her and pressure her to reconcile. She
    • 77. “Battered and Bruised: My Grandson Nearly Killed His Baby”

      07 Jan '20
      Emma claims she’s so angry with her grandson, Jordan, that she says she could, “Kill him, the next time I see him!” Emma says that her grandson nearly beat-to-death his then 1-month-old daughter, Leigh, who suffered multiple life-threatening injuries, but by a miracle, survived. Emma says despite her grandson being locked up, she is still concerned for Leigh’s well-being, because her daughter, Jenny, adopted the child, and she fears that despite legal orders, Jenny may be allowing Jordan
    • 78. “Mom Went from Nursing Assistant to Homeless and Sleeping in Her Car”

      08 Jan '20
      Tina went from being a certified nursing assistant to living in her car for over a year. She says things haven’t improved since September 2018 because no one, not even her own children, have been able to meet her half way and help her get better. Her children, Elmer and Vanessa, both claim their mom is spiraling out of control, acting violently toward law enforcement, and refusing any type of treatment. They say the only person Tina might listen to is Dr. Phil.
    • 79. “I Need to Walk 100K Steps a Day”

      09 Jan '20
      Liz says she spends 11 to 13 hours a day jogging around her coffee table until she reaches 100,000 steps on her Fitbit – the equivalent of 50 miles a day – every day. Her mother, Karen, says Liz has no life, career or hobbies and is afraid Liz is ruining her body and could also be ruining her marriage by keeping up her step obsession. Can Dr. Phil help Liz identify the reason for her unusual compulsion? Then, musical artist Oli London says he has spent the last six years of his life
    • 80. “Terrorized By My 10-Year-Old”

      10 Jan '20
      Alisha says her 10-year-old son, Kevin, is pushing his family to their limits of tolerance as they live in fear of his next violent outburst. They currently have to hide all the knives and lighters in the house, and his other siblings have to barricade themselves in their rooms at night when he flies into a rage. Alisha says she’s more frightened of the future Kevin hurting her entire family or ending someone’s life one day. She says Dr. Phil is her last hope to control her son’s behavior
    • 81. Inside A Religious Reform School: Survivors of Hephzibah House

      13 Jan '20
      Pastor Ronald Williams and his late wife, Patti, founded Hephzibah House in 1971, a Christian boarding school for teen girls. Kalie, Susan, and Gabby say they want to raise awareness about Hephzibah House, where they claim they experienced abuse that still haunts them to this day. But Lucinda, another former student, is defending the work she says Pastor Williams has done at Hephzibah House. For the first time ever, Ben, the founder’s son, speaks out. You won’t want to miss this episode.
    • 82. Former Students of Hephzibah House Speak Out

      14 Jan '20
      Kalie, Susan, and Gabby say they want to shutdown Hephzibah House, a Christian boarding school they were forced to attend as teens. They say they believe the girls in that home are at great risk, but another former student, Lucinda, says these women need to stop all the allegations because the home was a safe haven for her and many other girls. You won’t want to miss this conclusion as a former volunteer staff member joins the conversation.
    • 83. “My Partying Sister Needs a Motherhood Master Class – Now”

      15 Jan '20
      Nick claims his 41-year-old sister, Jennifer, is a bad parent who prioritizes partying over parenting her 13-year-old daughter. Nick says ever since Jennifer divorced her husband, Ben, her parenting skills have spiraled out of control, resulting in a long list of worrying behaviors from their daughter, including violence and self-harm. Julie, Ben’s girlfriend, claims his daughter would be much happier away from her mother and living with them. Jennifer says she is sick and tired of being made
    • 84. From Housewife to Sex Offender

      16 Jan '20
      In May 2012, Mistie, a mom and housewife of 15 years, made national headlines when she was arrested and convicted of having a sexual relationship with her teenage son, whom she did not raise. The story sparked widespread outrage, and Mistie spent almost five years in prison for her crime. Now, out of prison, Mistie tells Dr. Phil her story in her first-ever television interview. Watch when Mistie breaks down while reliving the moment she met her son for the first time since walking out of his
    • 85. Do Words Matter or Are We Too Sensitive?

      17 Jan '20
      Are we too sensitive as a society, or do words really matter? People are eager to give their opinion; but sometimes, there are real consequences, including losing your entire career with just one tweet. Kathy won Miss Michigan 2019 but got her crown removed the day after because of comments she made on social media which the pageant deemed offensive, insensitive, and inappropriate. Then, Carissa was on her way to an international modeling career when posts labeled as transphobic derailed her
    • 86. “My Boyfriend is Married and His Wife is Irrelevant to Me”

      20 Jan '20
      Eighteen-year-old Brooklyn says she is sick and tired of her mother butting into her love life and trying to ruin her relationship with her boyfriend, Eric. Brooklyn’s mother, Courtney, admits she wants nothing more than to see them apart, but that’s only because Brooklyn’s boyfriend has two children and a wife. Brooklyn says her mother needs to back off, or she will have no other choice than to file a restraining order against her for harassment. Eric’s wife, Mandy, says she wants
    • 87. “My Ex Put Cameras at My House to Prove I’m a Horrible Mom”

      21 Jan '20
      Jason says his 16-year-old daughter refuses to talk to him because he is a disciplinarian, while his ex-wife, Tina, refuses to be a parent. He says their daughter is so entitled, she runs the house – and Tina has allowed it. Tina says her relationship with Jason has always been dysfunctional and toxic, and they constantly fight and argue. She says Jason has even put up seven cameras around the outside of her house to watch her and her daughter and listen to their conversations. Jason’s mom,
    • 88. Black Eye and Busted Lip: Daughter Confronts Dad on Stage

      22 Jan '20
      Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Jason, who says his 16-year-old daughter won’t talk to him, and his ex-wife, Tina, refuses to be a parent. Their daughter claims Jason has followed her and tried to fight her friend. She says she’s ready to confront her dad on Dr. Phil’s stage about how she ended up with a black eye and busted lip during an argument with him. Jason adamantly denies hurting his daughter. Tina claims Jason and his mother, Patricia, make the situation worse by always
    • 89. Cheerleader Tries to Hire Hitmen to Kill Parents: The Exclusive Interview

      23 Jan '20
      A high school cheerleader tried to hire “hit men” to kill her parents. Why did the teen want them dead? Her parents speak out in an exclusive interview. Will she face decades in prison, or can she be rehabilitated?
    • 90. "Two Cancelled Engagements, Fighting and Drinking: Should I Leave My Fiancé?”

      24 Jan '20
      Loni emailed Dr. Phil multiple times saying her fiancé, Dustin, goes from sweet to furious in a split second, and has called her names in front of their 3-year-old daughter. His family questions why she stays -- but she says he just gets like that because he often drinks 12 beers a night and 60 over the weekend. Dustin admits he’s an alcoholic but he says the problem is that he lives in a state of boredom, so he turns on Dr. Phil and starts drinking until he passes out. Can Dr. Phil help
    • 91. “My Manipulative, Raging Son Can’t Stop Lying and Refuses to Go to School”

      27 Jan '20
      Linda and Chuck say their 17-year-old son, Mike, refuses to take “no” for an answer. They say he refuses to follow their rules, go to school, or grow up! Linda and Chuck claim they have done everything possible to discipline their son, but nothing seems to work. Mike says he’s not the one who needs the help. In fact, he says his own mother is the one who needs to be "smacked in the face" with reality! Is Mike an out-of-control teen, or does his mother know exactly how to push his buttons?
    • 92. “Forced at 14 to Be a Parent to My Out-of-Control Brothers”

      28 Jan '20
      Ariana’s father was killed five years ago, and she claims ever since that day, her mother, Jodi, checked out completely as a parent and started dating and going out, leaving her to raise her destructive and violent 9- and 12-year-old brothers. Ariana claims her brothers’ behavior is so out of control that one of them killed the family dog, and the other gets strip-searched for weapons at school every day. Jodi says she always has her children’s best interest in mind, but Ariana says that
    • 93. “We Think Our Mother and Her Husband Are Being Duped by Her Online Boyfriend”

      29 Jan '20
      Marcy and Todd say their 71-year-old mother, Renee, may be married to their stepfather, Harold, but that hasn’t stopped her from giving away hundreds of thousands of dollars to an online scammer who Renee says she is in love with. Renee, a retired mortgage banker, says her children live in another state and don’t have the first clue about her relationship with “Thomas" or “Tom Nunez Hughs,” who is handsome and wealthy but unfortunately is stuck in South Africa. Renee says her
    • 94. Exclusive: Family Accused of Locking Their Children in Cages

      30 Jan '20
      Four children have been removed from what Lee County District Attorney is calling a real-life house of horrors. The children’s great-grandparents, Pamela and James Bond, and their mother, Kylla Mann, were arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse and reckless endangerment. In an exclusive interview, the children’s family speaks out for the first time about what they claim really happened inside those walls.
    • 95. “My Son Believes He’s a Cyborg from the Future!”

      31 Jan '20
      Anita says two years ago, after graduating from NYU, her 24-year-old son, Orrin, suddenly announced that he is, and always has been, a mechanized cyborg from the year 2050! Orrin says he’s part of a “collective intelligence” who was sent back in time by “higher beings” to warn humanity of the upcoming apocalypse. In order to spread his message, Orrin says he created a hip hop artist persona to gain followers on social media for his cause. Anita says she believes Orrin is using his
    • 96. A House of Addicts

      03 Feb '20
      Mary and her husband, Michael, say they are worried about losing their daughter, Shayne, to a drug overdose. They already lost one daughter to an overdose in 2011, and are worried about history repeating itself. Shayne’s sister, Shelby, admits to having had an addiction in the past, and now that she's sober, she wants Shayne to get clean. The family says their biggest fear is finding Shayne dead from using drugs in her home, which is cluttered due to hoarding.
    • 97. House of Addicts: The Family Confronts Shayne

      04 Feb '20
      Shayne is ready to face her family about her drug addiction, and to confront her sister, Shelby, who she feels is at least partly to blame for their sister’s death. The sisters' parents, Mary and Michael, say they hope Shelby and Shayne can work through their issues, and that Shayne finally realizes she has a serious drug addiction and needs help.
    • 98. “My Daughter Won’t Stop Faking Pregnancies!”

      05 Feb '20
      Janene claims her daughter Taylor is a “pathological liar” who has faked 10 previous pregnancies. However, a sonogram convinced her that Taylor was finally telling the truth about her latest “pregnancy,” so much so, that she threw her daughter a gender reveal party and baby shower. After nine months of allegedly being pregnant, Taylor told the family she miscarried. Janene and Taylor’s younger sister, Breanna, now believe Taylor was never pregnant and faked her miscarriage, too. Taylor
    • 99. “Help! I’m Going to Inherit a Messy Mansion, Millions and My Adult Sister”

      06 Feb '20
      Lydia says she is living in her dream home with a spectacular view that reminds her of Italy and of being in love. She says she has it all: a happy second marriage, money to have hired help, and her adult daughter, Lori, living in her basement. But Lydia’s other daughter, Kim, emailed Dr. Phil because she says she’s terrified that not only is she going to inherit her mother’s overcrowded and messy mansion, but also her sister. Can Dr. Phil help Lori get out of her mother’s basement
    • 100. “Our Family is Being Bullied by Raging Ryan”

      07 Feb '20
      Alyssa, Amanda, and their brother, Dylan, say they live in fear of their 25-year-old brother, Ryan, who turns into a monster, destroying whatever is in his path if he doesn’t get what he wants, which mainly includes: spending money, his favorite meals and a continuous supply of marijuana. The family says when Ryan rages, he will kick holes in walls, punch doors, destroy furniture, and scream at the top of his lungs. They say Ryan has even terrified Alyssa so badly that she hid in her closet