Dr. Phil Today, May 21 2022 & Guests This Week

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Today’s guests and show highlights, May 21, 2022 on Dr. Phil plus this week’s, previous and upcoming guests lineups.

Dr. Phil May 21 2022 & Weekly Schedule Lineup

DateEpisode InfoNew / Repeat
Monday, 23 May 2022Sue claims that in 2019, she lied to police and told them that her husband, Tim, struck her and had left a bruise on her arm. Sue says she believed Tim was cheating on her, wanted revenge, and knew her claim would land Tim in prison and out of her life. But three years later, Sue says she is racked with guilt. She even went back to court and recanted her testimony, but the judge didn’t buy her new story. Dr. Phil is joined by body language and behavior experts. Do they say they think Sue is telling the truth as she claims, or does she just want her husband out of prison? Find out!New
Tuesday, 24 May 2022Lisa says her four beautiful adult daughters, Brandi, Wendi, Laci and Tahni, are "monsters" who pick on her, and their constant drama is tearing apart their family. However, all four daughters say it's Lisa who needs help. They claim she's a "textbook narcissist" who constantly plays the victim and has always put men before her family. Who is in the wrong here? Will Dr. Phil be able to bring this family back together?New
Wednesday, 25 May 2022Dr. Phil has a frank and open discussion with members of the public and law enforcement about the perceived lack of safety on American streets, and the rising conflict between civilians and police. Country singer Clare Dunn claims she was assaulted by her rideshare driver last June in Memphis, TN. Dunn says she is still shaken by her ordeal and wants people to know this can happen to anyone. Then, former police officer Aaron has a frank conversation about the challenges police face when trying to keep the streets safe. And, Emada Tingirides, an LAPD law enforcement officer of 27 years, says the police are doing all they can to try to win the war against violent crime in America. Thomas Abt, a lawyer and criminal reform policy advisor, engages in a lively debate with Aaron about the right and wrong way to go about reducing crime. Will Dr. Phil and the guests reach a conclusion about solving crime in the U.S.? Tune in to find out!New
Thursday, 26 May 2022Monica says she used to be an English teacher, a marathon runner, and happy -- and she wants her old life back. She says she now weighs only 90lbs., and her life consists of lying in bed. She says she can’t eat solid food due to being diagnosed with C-diff, and she has to chain herself to her bed to make sure she doesn’t sleepwalk and binge on food in the middle of the night. Monica’s mother, Stephanie, says taking care of her daughter has become a full-time job, and not only is she taking care of Monica, but she is also taking care of her 2-year-old son. Monica’s friend Breanna claims Stephanie enables her to an extreme and says Monica isn’t taking the steps to get better.New
Friday, 27 May 2022Michelle says her 9-year-old son, Raymond, has screamed, cursed, and punched others since the age of 3 -- and even recently gave his grandmother a black eye! Michelle says she’s exhausted spending so much time trying to keep up with Raymond’s latest diagnoses and trying new medications that doctors prescribe for him. But Michelle’s family members say they want to know if Raymond’s issues are real or if he’s just choosing to act out? Certified Behavioral Analyst Megan St. Clair and Child and Family Psychiatrist Dr. Charles Sophy work with Raymond and his family and weigh in on the possibilities with Dr. Phil.New
DateEpisode InfoNew / Repeat
Friday, 20 May 2022Stuart says he has been smoking marijuana for 50 years and has spent over $1 million on pot in his lifetime. Stuart says his addiction to marijuana is so strong that he smokes over 100 times a day just to stay “stoned” all day long. Stuart claims he can’t go anywhere or do anything without getting high. Find out what Stuart says to Dr. Phil that leaves him speechless. Plus, Stuart’s wife, Renee, claims she is desperate for Stuart to put down his pipe once and for all but admits that she drives her husband to marijuana dispensaries. Can Renee stop enabling her husband’s addiction?New
Thursday, 19 May 2022Despite having 3,000 bottles of shampoo, 30,000 shirts, 5,000 cookbooks, and boxes on top of boxes of things, Kristen says she doesn’t think she is a hoarder. But Kristen claims her “collection of things” has created a problem. She just bought a new house and after already moving in 600 boxes, she says she's completely running out of room, and there is a whole lot more to pack. From buying unclaimed storage containers to dumpster diving, Kristen says she cannot give up an opportunity to collect something that’s a good deal. But is there more to Kristen’s collecting than meets the eye? Find out the shocking reason Kristen says it is hard for her to part with her belongings. Plus, meet Kristen’s friends who say they are concerned that her “hoarding” is keeping their friend isolated.New
Wednesday, 18 May 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Sara and her husband, Jason. Sara revealed a secret she had been hiding for nearly two decades -- that Jason’s violent temper sometimes has left her battered and bruised. Jason doesn’t deny his violent and abusive temper. In fact, he admits that when he’s provoked, he can be a dangerous man. Jason says he is willing to do whatever it takes to save his family and change his behavior -- but will he take Dr. Phil’s advice? Plus, Jason says violence and aggression are all he knows when it comes to resolving conflict, so Dr. Phil invites the star of Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, to help teach Jason a healthier way to navigate conflict. And, Dr. Phil checks in with Jason and Sara one month after taping -- it’s an update you will not want to miss!New
Tuesday, 17 May 2022Sara, a married mother, claims she is lifting the veil of secrecy on something she’s kept hidden for nearly two decades. Sara claims it’s a secret that, when revealed, will explain the reason behind why she sometimes has bruises and often lives such an isolated life. Sara claims her husband, Jason, has a violent and uncontrollable temper that has resulted in physical abuse toward her. Jason admits that violence and aggression are all he knows and says when he gets angry, “a devil takes over,” and inflicting pain on the person who triggered him is, sadly, his only instinct. But Jason says Sara isn’t the only person who has seen his anger. Jason says when he feels disrespected, he doesn’t care where he is or who the person is; he will use his hands to resolve the conflict.New
Monday, 16 May 2022Danielle says her marriage to her husband, Josh, is “totally toxic.” She claims not only has he repeatedly cheated on her, but he’s also physically abusive and has shoved a bleach-soaked rag down her throat and choked her to the point where she thought she was going to die. Danielle, who is 13-weeks pregnant, says this has all occurred in front of their two young children. Josh claims Danielle blames him for everything wrong in their marriage, and it's “unfair.” Josh also claims he’s bipolar, which is what causes him to become physical with Danielle and to cheat on her. But Danielle says Josh is using his bipolar disorder to excuse all his bad behavior. Can Dr. Phil help save this marriage on the brink? Find out!New
Friday, 13 May 2022Stuart says he has been smoking marijuana for 50 years and has spent over $1 million on pot in his lifetime. Stuart says his addiction to marijuana is so strong that he smokes over 100 times a day just to stay “stoned” all day long. Stuart claims he can’t go anywhere or do anything without getting high. Find out what Stuart says to Dr. Phil that leaves him speechless. Plus, Stuart’s wife, Renee, claims she is desperate for Stuart to put down his pipe once and for all but admits that she drives her husband to marijuana dispensaries. Can Renee stop enabling her husband’s addiction?New
Thursday, 12 May 2022Despite having 3,000 bottles of shampoo, 30,000 shirts, 5,000 cookbooks, and boxes on top of boxes of things, Kristen says she doesn’t think she is a hoarder. But Kristen claims her “collection of things” has created a problem. She just bought a new house and after already moving in 600 boxes, she says she's completely running out of room, and there is a whole lot more to pack. From buying unclaimed storage containers to dumpster diving, Kristen says she cannot give up an opportunity to collect something that’s a good deal. But is there more to Kristen’s collecting than meets the eye? Find out the shocking reason Kristen says it is hard for her to part with her belongings. Plus, meet Kristen’s friends who say they are concerned that her “hoarding” is keeping their friend isolated.New
Wednesday, 11 May 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Sara and her husband, Jason. Sara revealed a secret she had been hiding for nearly two decades -- that Jason’s violent temper sometimes has left her battered and bruised. Jason doesn’t deny his violent and abusive temper. In fact, he admits that when he’s provoked, he can be a dangerous man. Jason says he is willing to do whatever it takes to save his family and change his behavior -- but will he take Dr. Phil’s advice? Plus, Jason says violence and aggression are all he knows when it comes to resolving conflict, so Dr. Phil invites the star of Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer, to help teach Jason a healthier way to navigate conflict. And, Dr. Phil checks in with Jason and Sara one month after taping -- it’s an update you will not want to miss!New
Tuesday, 10 May 2022Sara, a married mother, claims she is lifting the veil of secrecy on something she’s kept hidden for nearly two decades. Sara claims it’s a secret that, when revealed, will explain the reason behind why she sometimes has bruises and often lives such an isolated life. Sara claims her husband, Jason, has a violent and uncontrollable temper that has resulted in physical abuse toward her. Jason admits that violence and aggression are all he knows and says when he gets angry, “a devil takes over,” and inflicting pain on the person who triggered him is, sadly, his only instinct. But Jason says Sara isn’t the only person who has seen his anger. Jason says when he feels disrespected, he doesn’t care where he is or who the person is; he will use his hands to resolve the conflict.New
Monday, 9 May 2022Danielle says her marriage to her husband, Josh, is “totally toxic.” She claims not only has he repeatedly cheated on her, but he’s also physically abusive and has shoved a bleach-soaked rag down her throat and choked her to the point where she thought she was going to die. Danielle, who is 13-weeks pregnant, says this has all occurred in front of their two young children. Josh claims Danielle blames him for everything wrong in their marriage, and it's “unfair.” Josh also claims he’s bipolar, which is what causes him to become physical with Danielle and to cheat on her. But Danielle says Josh is using his bipolar disorder to excuse all his bad behavior. Can Dr. Phil help save this marriage on the brink? Find out!New
Friday, 6 May 2022Erica and Jean say they are very concerned for their 76-year-old mother, Blanche, and they are giving her an ultimatum: choose fentanyl or the family. The sisters claim they had an abusive upbringing with Blanche and hold a lot of resentment toward her. They also say Blanche has an addictive personality with prescription drugs, food, and shopping. Erica says their mother takes too many medications, and they say they are worried that she will hurt someone else, as she has been in several car accidents. Blanche insists she isn’t an addict but is dependent on her medications, which is different. Blanche claims she has always been the outcast of her family and hopes they will finally hear her perspective with the help of Dr. Phil.New
Thursday, 5 May 2022A model stabs her boyfriend to death inside a luxury Miami high rise. Shocking video shows Courtney Clenney, a social media influencer who boasts millions of followers, wearing a bikini top and covered in her boyfriend, Christian “Toby” Obumseli’s, blood. Was this murder or self-defense? Clenney’s attorney claims she is devastated and killed Obumseli in a desperate act to save her own life. But Obumseli 's family says they believe he was the one being abused -- and are calling for Clenney’s arrest. The family speaks out about their fight for justice in this Dr. Phil exclusive interview.New
Wednesday, 4 May 2022Brian “The Bull” Barbosa was once a two-time Interim World Middleweight champion, but now, his fiancée, Gina, claims Brian has become a shell of his former self. Gina claims Brian has not only been homeless for the past 10 years and spent time in prison for a violent crime, but she also claims he is struggling with substance abuse, a traumatic brain injury from boxing, as well as serious mental illness. Gina says she worries if she were to leave Brian, that he would become a threat to society because she is the one person trying to help him. Brian says he does not have an issue with drugs or alcohol, but admits there is something seriously wrong with his brain. Find out what happens when Dr. Phil reveals the results of a state-of-the-art brain scan Dr. Phil set up for Brian to take. Will the results be too much for Brian to handle?New
Tuesday, 3 May 2022Heather says her mother, Valerie, once looked like a beauty queen and was a singer, dancer, and the life of the party -- but not anymore. Almost seven years ago, Valerie was evicted from her apartment and lost almost everything she owned. Now, Heather says her mother is choosing to live in a tent on the streets, drinking two bottles of vodka a day. Heather says she’s tried to cut her mother from her life, but the weight of knowing her mother is out on the streets alone is taking a devastating toll on Heather. How did Valerie get to rock bottom? Should Heather “disown” her mother? Is there a way she can have her mother in her life? Find out what Dr. Phil thinks Heather should do when he sits down to talk to the entire family.New
Monday, 2 May 2022Yvette and Steve have been together for 32 years and married for 28 – but Yvette says the past 15 have been a nightmare because she claims Steve has been cheating and hacking into her phone to cover it up. She says the situation has gotten so stressful, her weight has dropped to 97 pounds and she moved out of their house. Steve, on the other hand, says he would never cheat on his wife, and her accusations are completely false – and their 19-year-old daughter, Monique, agrees. Monique says her mom doesn’t have any proof, and her dad is not tech-savvy, but she continues to pick fights and question his behavior. Dr. Phil did some digging and discovered this situation is not as straightforward as it may seem. See what he reveals. And, Yvette brought evidence for Dr. Phil to examine. What are the findings? Tune in to find out.New
Friday, 29 April 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with past guest Lois, who says she disregarded Dr. Phil’s advice that her online boyfriend “Fred” was scamming her. Now, Dr. Phil’s investigation of “Fred” continues with a visit to Jamaica and the grocery store near where “Fred” claims he is located. What happens? Plus, hear from a recent guest who also says she disregarded Dr. Phil’s advice regarding her online relationship. Jane says she put her house on the market for her online boyfriend, “Jonathan,” and was introduced to the real man in the photos onstage. What happened after the taping? And where is she living now? Tune in to find out.New
Thursday, 28 April 2022Dr. Phil has filmed over 3,596 episodes with nearly 20,000 guests, and not everyone listens to his advice, which is their right. Two years ago, Lois came to Dr. Phil with her family to investigate three men she was talking to online, in Dr. Phil’s first ever three-part series. Lois was introduced to one man, “Paul Shaw,” in-studio, and another man, “Fred Adler,” virtually, and acknowledged that she was being scammed. Recently, Lois called a Dr. Phil producer saying “Fred” was now in Jamaica struggling to survive, and that the man Dr. Phil revealed to her was just a “look-alike.” Lois asked for Dr. Phil’s help again to get “Fred” from Jamaica to the U.S. so they could be together. What kind of problems did “Fred” say he was experiencing? Find out.New
Wednesday, 27 April 2022Donna says ever since she gained guardianship of her three grandchildren, the middle child, 14-year-old Emilie, has been out of control. She says Emilie smokes marijuana daily, skips school, lies, and has even stolen her great grandmother, Nancy’s, car and caused $13,000 worth of damage! Donna says she can’t get Emilie to follow any of her rules, so she sent her to live with Nancy, her mother. Emilie and her older sister, Hannah, both say Emilie is not the problem. They say Emilie has been grounded for six years straight without any sight of leniency in the future. So, who’s to blame for Emilie’s rebellion, and why is she always breaking the rules?New
Tuesday, 26 April 2022Whoever said being in a long-term relationship was easy? If you’re wishing you were married, thinking about getting married, or are married, you won’t want to miss this episode. After 21 years of marriage, Paula says she’s thinking about divorcing her husband, Jeremy, because, in her words, he’s “clueless, absent, and non-verbal.” But Jeremy says the real problem is Paula. He says not only is Paula controlling, but she’s a grudge-holder, too, and won’t move on from a mistake he made almost 10 years ago. Find out the mistake Jeremy made, and Dr. Phil gets to the bottom of why Paula is so controlling. Plus, Dr. Phil and Robin share the secret to their 45-year marriage.New
Monday, 25 April 2022The U.S. is the tenth most obese country in the world, and data from the CDC shows 16 states have obesity rates of 35% or higher. In addition to physical changes, studies have shown an association between obesity and various mental issues, including depression and anxiety. Dr. Phil takes a closer look at the psychology of obesity. First, Dr. Phil meets a woman who used to weigh 700 pounds but now advocates for living a healthy lifestyle. And, a published professor shares some shocking statistics. Next, hear from a woman who says she is body positive and proud, and encourages everyone to embrace their natural curves. Then, Dr. Phil meets a woman who once served as a mental health counselor but says she now weighs more than she ever imagined. Plus, television personality Brooke Burke discusses her health and fitness app, Brooke Burke Body, and her personal connection to obesity. Tune in to find out the surprise she has in store for one guest!New
Friday, 22 April 2022Deborah says for 27 years, she put her father, Robert Brashers, on a pedestal. She says that all changed three years ago when the police knocked on her door and asked for a DNA sample. That’s when she says she learned her loving, perfect father had lived a double life – and then his name was splashed across the headlines. Investigators determined Brashers was responsible for a string of killings, sexual assaults, and burglaries between 1985 and 1998. Deborah says she wonders how could this be the father she loved? And, more importantly, how was he able get away with murder before he died in 1999? Deborah says she feels guilty for her father’s sins and asks Dr. Phil if she’s been contaminated by her father’s DNA.New
Thursday, 21 April 2022Alicia and Shaniqua claim they had an abusive upbringing with their mother, Naretha, and that their lives are still affected by it. Alicia says she got her life together by getting her master’s degree and having a good job, but says she is hurt that her mother doesn’t acknowledge it and just wants an apology from her. Shaniqua says she has trust issues with men due to her upbringing and claims their younger brother Curtis is abusive to his girlfriend due to them being brought up in a house full of abuse. Curtis says he is the black sheep of the family and was always treated the worst by their mother but has distanced himself from the family because they are always out to get him. Naretha admits she wasn’t perfect and says she regrets not being able to open up to her kids, but wants her children to stop holding the past against her. Can this broken family that is seeking apologies from one another move forward as a family?New
Wednesday, 20 April 2022Mercedes and her sister, Hanee, say that Mercedes’ 14-year-old daughter, Marie, is intelligent and capable but is completely out of control. The sisters and Mercedes’ husband, Carlos, say Marie is extremely violent, disrespectful, and accusatory, even after going to numerous inpatient treatment programs -- including one two-year stay. Marie says her behavior is a reaction to how her family treats her. She says the only person she has been able to confide in is the family’s neighbor Justin. So why did he press charges against Marie? Can Dr. Phil help this fractured family identify the root cause of this young woman’s rage?New
Tuesday, 19 April 2022Dr. Phil updates two crime stories. After 13-year-old Dylan Redwine disappeared in November 2012, his divorced parents, Elaine and Mark, and older brother, Cory, appeared on Dr.Phil trying to find answers. Almost 10 years later, Dylan’s father, Mark Redwine - who sat on the stage and denied knowing anything about his son’s whereabouts – was convicted of killing Dylan. Elaine and Cory update Dr. Phil on the details of the case since Mark was found guilty last fall and sentenced to 48 years in prison. Dr. Phil discusses how they can finally move on with their lives now that they have sought justice for Dylan. Then, hear from Cheryl, who appeared on Dr. Phil eight years ago, to find out what happened to her two grandchildren, 4-year-old Keira and 18-month-old Darby, who died just three months apart. She said she thought it was very suspicious and wanted answers. Today, Cheryl is still fighting for justice and says she will always be looking for the truth. Dr. Phil, as well as Elaine and Cory, offer words of encouragement and support.New
Monday, 18 April 2022Justin says his relationship with his fiancé of 11 years, Elizabeth, is “broken and unfixable.” He claims that not only is she a bad parent, but a bad person! Justin says that every day, they have loud and violent fights that have resulted in the police being called to their home 19 times in the past two years. Elizabeth claims Justin is verbally abusive, controlling, demeaning, and refuses to get over her past infidelity. She even had Justin arrested for domestic violence after he threw a saltshaker at the back of her head! Can Dr. Phil help fix this broken, toxic relationship? Find out!New
Friday, 15 April 2022Yesterday, Dr. Phil sat down with Alicia Quarles, Senior News Correspondent for DailyMailTV and DailyMail.com, to discuss her exclusive interviews with fake German heiress Anna Delvey, who served almost four years in prison for swindling New York’s elite. Today, Dr. Phil conducts an exclusive interview with Anna from the detention facility where she currently is being held – and asks some tough questions. What does Anna have to say? Dr. Phil also talks to Neff, a friend of Anna’s who is speaking out on television for the first time. Lastly, Dr. Phil meets the videographer who traveled with Anna on a lavish vacation to Morocco – who offers an interesting perspective – and wants to clear the air. Tune in to hear more about the story of Anna Delvey that everyone is talking about.New
Thursday, 14 April 2022In 2019, Anna Delvey, born Anna Sorokin, went from being “it girl” to incarcerated and served roughly four years in jail for swindling New York’s elite. Earlier this year, Netflix’s hit docuseries Inventing Anna turned fake German heiress Anna Delvey into a household name. Today, Dr. Phil meets Alicia Quarles, senior news correspondent for DailyMailTV and DailyMail.com, who interviewed Anna twice – once when she was released from prison in 2021 and again last month from a detainment facility after being rearrested for overstaying her visa. Together, Dr. Phil and Alicia dissect her interviews with Anna and discuss the question everyone has been asking: If she’s not a German heiress, who is the real Anna Delvey? Dr. Phil also speaks with a few of Anna’s supporters who say they are helping her move from “con artist” to artist. You won’t want to miss part one of this two-part episode.New
Wednesday, 13 April 2022Michelle says she wonders if her rocky divorce from Michael drove her son Logan to use drugs. She says their divorce was messy, there were accusations of cheating, the police were called, and their children witnessed it all. Logan, who was introduced to heroin at 17, says his addiction started after seeing his father use alcohol to cope with stress. Logan’s family has been trying to help him by sending him to rehabs, cutting him off, and even letting him live under a bridge so he would hit rock bottom. Michelle and her son Josh say they haven’t seen Logan for 27 months, and Michael says he last saw him three years ago. Logan’s friend Pastor Zach helped track down Logan after he had an overdose and brings him straight from the hospital to Dr. Phil’s stage to face his family.New
Tuesday, 12 April 2022Samantha says after her husband of nine years, Zachary, accused her of cheating, lying, and using drugs, and saying people were following him home from work, she separated from him for three months. After reconciling, they moved into her mother-in-law, Christal’s, home, but Samantha claims Zachary’s paranoia just got worse. She says he now accuses her of sleeping with over 170 people, including family members and U.S. presidents. Christal says she is also concerned with her son’s erratic behavior and is even contemplating choosing her daughter-in-law and grandchildren over her own son. But Zachary claims he knows the truth and is tired of his wife and mother siding against him. Dr. Phil, along with family psychiatrist Dr. Charles Sophy, talks with the family to find out why they claim Zachary appeared to suddenly change one day -- going from a “normal” husband, father, and son to someone suffering from delusions.New
Monday, 11 April 2022Dr. Phil examines the psychology behind the behaviors of those in the public eye. First, a panel of experts, including Court TV anchor Vinnie Politan, litigator Steve Greenberg, legal analyst Laura McNeal, attorney and host of the SuitUp podcast, Exavier Pope, and Founder and Executive Director of The Chicago Project Tracy Siska, discuss the prosecution, sentencing, and release of Jussie Smollett. Then, Scott Rouse, Chase Hughes, Greg Hartley, and Mark Bowden, also known as The Behavior Panel, weigh in on Smollett’s body language in court. Plus, Dr. Phil’s experts discuss the infamous slap between Will Smith and Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards. Dr. Phil analyzes these behaviors and reveals their possible deeper meanings.New
Friday, 8 April 2022A rideshare driver claims she was left fighting for her life after being kidnapped, attacked, and left for dead by a teenage passenger with a sinister plan. In an exclusive interview, she describes the attack she claims she survived on her ride. Plus, a single mother of five is arrested and thrown behind bars for allowing her adolescent daughter to babysit her younger child while she went to work. She speaks out in an exclusive interview.New
Thursday, 7 April 2022Two women say they believed they had met Prince Charming on Tinder – but had no idea they were dealing with an alleged international con man. Cecile and Pernilla gained international attention after starring in the Netflix documentary The Tinder Swindler, where they shared their story about the man they claim duped them and left them heartbroken and in debt. They say Simon Leviev seemed perfect, handsome, well-traveled, and very rich. They say he told them he was the son of a diamond mogul known as the “King of diamonds,” an allegation he denies. But both women claim he was really a scammer who conned them and other women, stealing their life savings. Leviev, who has not been charged with any crimes against either woman, insists he is a legitimate businessman and not a con artist.New
Wednesday, 6 April 2022Cassie insists her teen daughter’s behavior is the root cause of her family’s dysfunction, despite her husband, Jonah, being addicted to drugs and alcohol and endangering their children. Dr. Phil presents Cassie with a difficult choice: pick your children or your husband. Cassie’s mother, Sandy, also joins and says she believes her granddaughter’s behavior will never improve until her parents get their act together. What will Cassie decide? Find out!New
Tuesday, 5 April 2022Cassie says the stress of raising four children, including her 15-year-old daughter, Brinley, is making her physically ill. She claims Brinley is constantly smoking pot, vaping, and running away. She says that recently, Brinley disappeared for three days and claims she was kidnapped before making a daring escape from her captors! But Cassie also says her husband, Jonah, is addicted to drugs and uses alcohol to excess and that his unsafe behaviors while under the influence have caused him to become a danger to her children. Dr. Phil enlists Brinley’s help to try and get her mom to see the real problem in this family. Don’t miss it!New
Monday, 4 April 2022Brenda and her husband, Andy, say they’re desperately worried about Brenda’s daughter, Autumn, who is living off the grid somewhere in the desert in Arizona, without housing, money or a job. They say they believe Autumn has been brainwashed by her spiritual husband, Mark, to make some very unsafe decisions. But, Autumn disagrees and says she and Mark are in love, and they’ll always follow each other because their "ship is going in the same direction." Autumn’s younger sister, Kaitlyn, says she’s even thought about driving out to Arizona and trying to force her sister to move back home to live with their family in Wisconsin. Dr. Phil talks with the entire family about how to encourage positive change for Autumn and Mark, and offers real possibilities for them to seek the careers they claim are their dream jobs working on a ranch with animals.New
Friday, 1 April 2022Deanna says she’s been really down on herself since she started losing her hair and was diagnosed with alopecia several years ago. She even wrote to Dr. Phil saying she thinks she’s “the ugliest woman in the world.” Deanna's best friend, Marcia, and husband, Tim, ask Dr. Phil if he can help change her attitude. See what happens when he enlists the help of celebrity wig designer Amy Gibson and style expert Alison Deyette! Then, Ted says he is determined to get his wife of 17 years and former LA Lakers cheerleader, Eleni, to start laughing and cheering like she used to. Over the course of a two-year period, Eleni lost both of her parents, her mother-in-law, and her dog -- and had a lot of bad luck. Dr. Phil talks with Ted and Eleni about how to find brightness again in their lives. And, Dr. Phil sits down with 16-time Grammy Award winner David Foster and his wife, singer and songwriter Katharine McPhee, to hear about their upcoming show in Las Vegas. Don’t miss their performance!New
Thursday, 31 March 2022Cassie insists her teen daughter’s behavior is the root cause of her family’s dysfunction, despite her husband, Jonah, being addicted to drugs and alcohol and endangering their children. Dr. Phil presents Cassie with a difficult choice: pick your children or your husband. Cassie’s mother, Sandy, also joins and says she believes her granddaughter’s behavior will never improve until her parents get their act together. What will Cassie decide? Find out!New
Wednesday, 30 March 2022Cassie says the stress of raising four children, including her 15-year-old daughter, Brinley, is making her physically ill. She claims Brinley is constantly smoking pot, vaping, and running away. She says that recently, Brinley disappeared for three days and claims she was kidnapped before making a daring escape from her captors! But Cassie also says her husband, Jonah, is addicted to drugs and uses alcohol to excess and that his unsafe behaviors while under the influence have caused him to become a danger to her children. Dr. Phil enlists Brinley’s help to try and get her mom to see the real problem in this family. Don’t miss it!New
Tuesday, 29 March 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Brittany, who claims her dad, Charlie, is being scammed by his online fiancée, “Stephanie,” and her roommate, “Carina.” Charlie says he doesn’t know where his relationship with “Stephanie” stands but still hopes to get married when they meet in person – whenever that is. In the past, Charlie says “Stephanie” has missed 10 flights when promising to visit – but not today. The real women in the photos are here, and Charlie meets them face-to-face. What happens? Find out today on this part-two conclusion.New
Monday, 28 March 2022Dr. Phil meets Brittany, who claims her dad, Charlie, is being scammed by his online fiancée, “Stephanie,” and her roommate, “Carina.” Charlie says he has given “Stephanie” over $25,000 – and she hasn’t paid him back, despite her promises to do so. Charlie says he's tired of her excuses and even wants her arrested! Brittany says “Stephanie” claims she is expecting a $4.5 million inheritance and tells her dad she is sending him $250,000 – and Brittany says she wants answers. Dr. Phil starts his investigation in Los Angeles and ends in Denmark, where “Stephanie” claims her inheritance is being held. Tune in to find out what happens!New
Friday, 25 March 2022Samantha wrote to Dr. Phil after she claims her mini gastric bypass surgery in Tijuana went terribly wrong. She says that when she wanted to leave the hospital, her husband, Josh, stood by and would not help her leave. She also says that since waking up from the surgery, she’s been terrified to eat, afraid of her own shadow, and the stress is tearing apart her already fractured family.New
Thursday, 24 March 2022Amanda says she is worried for her 17-year-old daughter, Ollie. She says even though she and her husband, Junior, used drugs excessively during most of Ollie's childhood, they are doing the best that they can in parenting Ollie. Junior says he wants to kick Ollie out the second she turns 18. He says he has had enough of her stealing cars, physically fighting and running away. Ollie says she feels like she is a normal teen doing normal teenager things and felt like she had to raise herself during her parents’ bad past. Ollie says she thinks her parents don’t think her life is important, so they should allow her to do what she wants.New
Wednesday, 23 March 2022The pandemic made it easier for online predators to prey on children stuck at home. Dr. Phil speaks with parents who have experienced the dark side of the internet. First, Patrick’s 15-year-old daughter, Sophie, was last seen four years ago on surveillance footage walking down a street in the early morning hours. The police told Patrick they found on Sophie’s computer that she was dabbling in adult websites which could have gotten her entangled in human trafficking. Next, Meaghan says she caught her young daughter chatting and sending explicit videos to older men. Plus, Roo Powell is a child advocate who transforms herself into online teenage decoys to help law enforcement catch predators. And, human trafficking and online sex crime expert Detective Joseph Scaramucci tells Dr. Phil what to look for on your child’s phone.New
Tuesday, 22 March 2022Sumyr and her partner, Wayne, say every day is a “chaotic, hellish, nightmare” because of her out-of-control 13-year-old son, Ash. Sumyr claims if they ever say “No” to Ash, he will hit, bite, and kick them and sometimes hurt their dogs! Sumyr claims in July, Ash even set her car on fire! But Ash’s grandmother, Lenora, blames her daughter for provoking Ash to violence and claims he’s never acted out under her supervision. In fact, she claims Sumyr is trying to get Ash taken into custody by the authorities so she doesn’t have to parent him anymore. So, which is it? Is Ash out of control or provoked by his mother? Find out!New
Monday, 21 March 2022Two young women say they are suffering from phobias they claim have completely taken over their lives. First, Bethany says she is absolutely terrified of all pregnant women! She says she can’t even look at a pregnant woman without having a full-blown panic attack. She says her ultimate fear is getting pregnant herself and takes extreme precautions to avoid what she calls an “unfathomable” scenario. Then, Victoria says she can’t travel or go to a party, and refuses to eat at restaurants because she’s terrified of eating or touching gluten! Victoria says she gets violently ill whenever she eats gluten and takes every precaution to avoid it, including refusing to kiss her boyfriend if she suspects he’s eaten bread or pasta. Can Dr. Phil help these two young women frozen by their fears? Find out!New
Friday, 18 March 2022Abby says her 17-year-old son, Aidan, used to be a straight-A student who was talented with sports and cooking. But she says Aidan has now turned into a stealing, violent, wannabe gangster. She says the teen’s behavior is so out of control that he has physically pushed her and has broken down their front door. Abby claims she doesn’t understand where Aidan’s anger issues stem from but wonders if it has to do with his father’s death. Aidan’s sister Kaleigh says she used to be a bad teen and acted out similarly to Aidan, and claims their mother sends them away when she doesn’t want to deal with the problem. Aidan says he knows he is going down a bad path but doesn’t know how to control his anger. He says growing up in his house was always chaotic, and his mom is too strict with her parenting. Abby says she is a licensed counselor for troubled teens and doesn’t understand how she can help others but not her own son.New
Thursday, 17 March 2022Renee says she has been caring for her 34-year-old daughter, Danielle, for over two decades because of her extreme case of anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Danielle, who now weighs 68 pounds, says she first believed she was fat in elementary school and then starved herself at age 14 and dropped around 50 pounds. Danielle says she was then admitted into a hospital and had a feeding tube put in, beginning a constant cycle of hospital visits. Now, as an adult, Danielle admits she has posed as a nutrition counselor advising others online on how to lose weight. Danielle’s friend, Thalia, says she felt compelled to reach out to Dr. Phil for advice after seeing Danielle looking emaciated in birthday photos on social media.New
Wednesday, 16 March 2022As a string of high-profile stories dominate the news, Dr. Phil addresses the complex issue of suicide. Kim says that she and her family never imagined their 20-year-old son, Bryson, would die by suicide. Kim says Bryson had no history of mental illness, no chemical imbalances or drug use. Kim says she is looking for answers and strength to work through the immense grief she is feeling. Kim’s husband, Brian, says he is still in a state of shock that he is gone. Brian says he and his family want to meet with Dr. Phil to raise awareness so that other families do not have to go through a similar experience. Bryson’s sister, Peyton, says she is trying to stay strong for her family during this impossibly difficult time. Then, Justice says her mother died by suicide in 2019, and she is still working through immense grief. However, she shares a message of hope with Bryson’s family. And, Tenny’s daughter Tara died by suicide in 2019 at age 27. Tenny says she had no idea her daughter was struggling and feels guilty that she missed the warning signs. Dr. Phil also meets a mother of three, Carol, whose beloved son Matt died by suicide in 2017. Carol says she is now a member of a support group that mentors families affected by suicide.
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Tuesday, 15 March 2022The whole world is watching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with horror. Dr. Phil speaks with several people deeply and personally affected by the senseless violence both in Ukraine and abroad. Also, meet a young man from the Democratic Republic of the Congo – a country whose history of conflict goes back centuries – who is hoping to change the DRC’s future.New
Monday, 14 March 2022Seventy-three-year-old Linda says she is currently raising her grown daughter, Angie’s, child -- and this isn’t the first time she's raised one of Angie's children. Linda’s sister, Joanie, wrote to Dr. Phil desperate for help because she says the stress of raising a second grandchild and Angie’s instability have left Linda with terrible health issues. Can Dr. Phil get Angie to commit to parenting her preteen daughter and stop relying on Linda?New
Friday, 11 March 2022The conversation over the cause and solution to homelessness in America continues with experts, advocates, residents, and people currently experiencing homelessness all weighing in. Jennifer says she was forced to erect a 10-foot high electric fence around her property after an encampment infringed upon it. Then, Mark, who is the President of the Venice Stakeholders Association in Venice, California, says lax laws and social service programs that bring food and blankets to homeless people have caused an explosion of homelessness in his backyard. He says he is fighting to remove people from his streets due to the safety concerns many residents claim to have. Plus, Dr. Phil visits a homeless community and sits down with a young couple who went from having a condo in the suburbs to struggling to survive in an RV. It’s a raw and real conversation you won’t want to miss.New
Thursday, 10 March 2022We all see the news reports and images of people experiencing homelessness in America. But what’s most shocking is the divide over the cause of this human suffering -- and how to fix it. Some blame mental illness and addiction for this crisis, demanding removal of encampments due to serious safety concerns. On the other side, advocacy groups strongly disagree that homelessness is the result of mental illness and addiction and are fighting to decriminalize the “survival behaviors” of people living on the streets. Today, Dr. Phil speaks with advocates, experts, residents, and people currently experiencing homelessness to discuss this hotly contested social issue. Plus, Dr. Phil and Robin visit an RV community that has become a safe haven for people experiencing homelessness.New
Wednesday, 9 March 2022Caitlin claims her sister Rebecca is in complete denial that she has a drug addiction, alleging that she “doctor shops” to obtain different prescription medications. Rebecca denies these claims, saying doctors have prescribed all her medication, she isn’t an addict, and she doesn’t understand why her family is worried and brought her to speak to Dr. Phil. Caitlin also claims Rebecca has lost custody of her special needs daughter, has been to jail, and has lost several friends and her fiancé due to drug use. Rebecca’s older sister, Jennifer, claims Rebecca doesn’t have a job, lives in her van, and has stolen thousands of dollars from their sick mother. Their mother, Cathy, says she has enabled Rebecca but feels she has to in order to take care of her granddaughter. Cathy says Rebecca uses the excuse that she is grieving over the losses in her life instead of getting her life together.New
Tuesday, 8 March 2022Four families come together to talk about the loss of their young children. They say their children purchased counterfeit pills on social media, which were laced with fentanyl, a deadly drug that killed their children within moments. These families say it only took one pill – and in some cases just a quarter of a pill – to kill their children after consumption. The families are demanding changes to laws, policies, and accountability from social media companies.New
Monday, 7 March 2022The beauty and personal care market is a billion-dollar industry, which poses interesting questions: what is beauty anyway, and what are the adverse effects of not being viewed as what society deems to be “beautiful”? As the world is more connected online, beauty trends spread quickly, constantly redefining what beauty means. Today, Dr. Phil discusses how the standards of beauty have changed over time and how some men and women are rebelling against what they believe are outdated societal standards. First, meet two women who made headlines for “rebelling” against societal norms and embracing their “unconventional” beauty. Then, hear from a woman who says she moved to America after idolizing what she says is “classic beauty” from afar. And, Dr. Phil talks to a woman who says she was bullied from an early age due to her body hair but now embraces it. Plus, Dr. Phil meets a self-proclaimed lip-filler addict and a plastic surgeon and discusses the dangers of going “too far.” You won’t want to miss this interesting discussion.New
Friday, 4 March 2022Esther’s parents say their beautiful 38-year-old daughter is nothing but a miracle. Six years ago, doctors removed a tumor the size of a lemon from her brain, and Esther had to relearn how to do everything, from walking and talking to taking a shower. It took three months, but she made a full recovery. But years later, Esther says she was having full blown panic attacks that were so debilitating they prevented her from living a normal life. Esther’s father, Dave, says he had to become her full-time caretaker and moved into her tiny studio apartment, while her mother, Mary, says she shared the burden with her ex-husband. But after a year of living together and dealing with her parents, Esther says she's sick of being treated like a child. Dr. Phil discovers the root of Esther’s anxiety. Plus, NFL Fox reporter Jay Glazer shares his personal story of battling anxiety and depression that he calls “the gray.”New
Thursday, 3 March 2022Today, surprising updates from some of the most memorable guests who have appeared on Dr. Phil. First, Fran previously found out her relationship with “Craig” was an online romance scam. Fran says she deleted “Craig’s” contact information and promised to stop talking to him – so why did she let him back into her life? Then, find out what happened to Teresa, who was addicted to heroin and 7 months pregnant. How is her baby now? And, is Teresa sober? Dr. Phil also checks in with Jenny, who said she hated being a mother – but she has five children! How does she feel now, and how has her relationship been with her children since she met with Dr. Phil? Plus, tune in for even more surprising updates with previous guests.New
Wednesday, 2 March 2022Baylen bravely took a risk and posted TikTok videos of her daily struggles with Tourette syndrome. Her videos quickly went viral, and she now has over 3 million followers. Baylen says she struggles daily with her tics and OCD, and her parents are trying to help her get better. Baylen says social media helped her gain the confidence to go out in public again, while doctors told her to stay home. Singer and influencer Lele Pons says she also suffers from OCD, Tourette syndrome, and depression but has had a different experience on social media when sharing her story with the public. So what do these two women have in common? Dr. Phil discusses their daily battles with their mental health and how social media has affected it.New
Tuesday, 1 March 2022Fifteen years ago, Ria says she was a vulnerable 19-year-old mother with a 15-month-old son, Javon. She says she joined a religious group called “1 Mind Ministries” to immerse herself in Christianity. Ria says the leader of the group, “Queen Antoinette,” demanded Ria’s child be starved after he didn’t say “amen” at the end of Grace. Ria says she wanted to save her son but the group’s leader ordered everyone else to closely watch Ria to make sure she didn’t give him food and water. Now 35, Ria says she’s never had the courage to tell her story until now. Find out what Ria says really happened when she shares about the mind control the religious leader had over her. Plus, Joy Fluker says she knows all about mind control because she grew up living with her mother, Anna Young, the leader of “House of Prayer.” In 2016, Joy says she felt guilty but knew it was the right thing to do when she called the police to report her mother. What did her mother do? Find out when Joy tells Dr. Phil it was the hardest thing she’s ever had to do.New
Monday, 28 February 2022Dr. Phil devotes his platform to analyzing how life has changed for Black Americans in the almost two years since the tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, and the subsequent widespread Black Lives Matter protests demanding racial equality. Dr. Phil meets professor Dr. Shaun Harper from USC, who says that while he remains an optimist, he claims to have not seen nearly enough effective change in society to start the process of creating equality and justice between Black and white Americans. Former BLM activist Rashad Turner says he quit the movement because, according to him, they did not prioritize education for Black children. Dr. Phil also meets the President of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Lydia Pope, who says Black people still don’t have equity in lending or in many other areas that govern us. Then, anti-racist attorney Natasha Scruggs joins the conversation and says Black communities are fighting on a daily basis to achieve equality and a better life for their children. Plus, white ally Allison Mahaley joins the conversation with what she believes white people should understand. Watch while Rashad and Natasha engage in a spirited conversation about what needs to change in the Black community for equity to be realized. And, Dr. Phil visits a Black-owned, Black-run restaurant in South Los Angeles, Alta Adams, to break bread with owner and chef Keith Corbin, who says being a Black business owner is as challenging as it is rewarding.New
Friday, 25 February 2022Tommy and his wife, Rachel, have been married for over 30 years, but Tommy says he believes his wife has been hiding major secrets from him over the past three years. He accuses Rachel of cheating on him with multiple different men and claims last year, she hired a hitman to have him murdered! Tommy says to make things worse, his wife has a drinking problem and consumes at least one to three pints of vodka every day. Rachel admits that she has an addiction to alcohol but adamantly denies all of Tommy’s other allegations. She insists she has never cheated, nor has she hired anyone to get rid of him. Tommy and Rachel both say they want the truth before their marriage spirals even further out of control.New
Thursday, 24 February 2022Is social media good or bad? Is it good for your mental health or can it negatively affect you? Does the use of filters on your pictures and videos on social media affect how you perceive your own body image? It’s the new addiction of our time, and there are proven studies that many people use social media in an attempt to feel better about themselves -- whether they are trying to gain more followers, compare their lives to others, or seek “likes” in order to get validation. Dr. Phil, his panel of experts, and people who are on social media uncover the positives and negatives of social media and what it’s doing to our culture.New
Wednesday, 23 February 2022Peggy wrote to Dr. Phil four times saying she is upset that her marriage to Steve lacks communication, affection, and sex -- because they have never consummated their union since saying “I do” 13 years ago. While Steve admits he is responsible for some of their marriage issues, he claims Peggy pushed him away by hitting and slapping him and being too controlling. Then, both Dr. Phil and Robin sit down with Peggy and Steve to talk about the future of their relationship and the importance of taking instances of domestic violence seriously.New
Tuesday, 22 February 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Jane, who recently sold her dream home and has sent her online boyfriend, “Jonathan,” close to $1 million dollars. Today, Dr. Phil sends a producer to Miami to look for “Jonathan,” who claims he is stuck on a construction site. What does the producer discover? Plus, the man in the photos of “Jonathan” joins Dr. Phil. What does he have to say to Jane? Find out!New
Monday, 21 February 2022Rebecca says her best friend, Jane, is being scammed by her online boyfriend, “Jonathan,” who claims he is stuck on a construction site in Miami. Jane says she is in love with “Jonathan,” and has been sending him money through wire transfers and cryptocurrency machines – totaling nearly $1 million dollars – an amount most of Jane’s friends and family are unaware of. Additionally, Jane says “Jonathan” convinced her to put her house on the market, and she plans to send him $140,000 of the profit and then move to Miami to live with him. Watch as Dr. Phil sits down with Rebecca, Jane, and Jane’s aunt, Patty, in hopes of uncovering the truth about “Jonathan.”New
Friday, 18 February 2022Dr. Phil talks with Debra and Tiheba who claim they experienced abuse while incarcerated. The women, along with Kathy, whose daughter Keiko is currently in prison, say they agree those who break the law should be punished, however, they also strongly believe that no one should suffer abuse while serving time. Then, William, a correctional officer for 17 years, says the public should be aware that prison guards deal with unspeakable stress. And, California State Representative Karen Bass joins the conversation. Rep. Bass discusses how she previously worked with Dr. Phil and Robin to advocate for prison reform, particularly for the protection of pregnant women and their babies who were born behind bars, and the bills she wishes to pass in the near future.New
Thursday, 17 February 2022Lance and his wife, Julie, discuss their emotional journey figuring out a medical diagnosis for their son, Jaxon. He has a neurological disorder called Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy Type 7, preventing him from feeling any pain, which has led him to injure himself dozens of times. Then, Dr. Phil sits down with larger-than-life 16-year-old Jaxon, who is described by his family and close friend, Stacy, as having infectious positivity, compassion toward others, and a fantastic sense of humor. Dr. Phil surprises the teen with a visit with his favorite YouTube personality, MrBeast. And, meet Jaxon’s orthopedic surgeon, Dr. David Feldman, from the Paley Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, who says he is rebuilding Jaxon so he can have a healthier future.New
Wednesday, 16 February 2022As violent crime continues to rise across the country, Dr. Phil invites everyday citizens, law enforcement, and policymakers to discuss this burning issue. Alana says she was pistol-whipped, shot in the face, and left for dead during an attempted carjacking at her local supermarket last year. She says she encourages everyone to learn to defend themselves and be aware of their surroundings at all times. Then, Aaron is a former police officer who quit in 2018 because he says he could no longer stand the lack of support from the media and the public regarding law enforcement. Emada Tingirides, an LAPD officer of 27 years, says the police’s priority is safety on the streets. And, Thomas Abt, a lawyer and criminal reform policy advisor, says that while crime is high, it is not as widespread as the media would have us believe. Watch while Aaron, Emada and Thomas debate what they believe to be the solution to the violent crime epidemic.New
Tuesday, 15 February 2022Today, surprising updates from some of the most memorable guests who have appeared on Dr. Phil. First, Fran previously found out her relationship with “Craig” was an online romance scam. Fran says she deleted “Craig’s” contact information and promised to stop talking to him – so why did she let him back into her life? Then, find out what happened to Teresa, who was addicted to heroin and 7months pregnant. How is her baby now? And, is Teresa sober? Dr. Phil also checks in with Jenny, who said she hated being a mother – but she has five children! How does she feel now, and how has her relationship been with her children since she met with Dr. Phil? Plus, tune in for even more surprising updates with previous guests.New
Monday, 14 February 2022Ida wrote to Dr. Phil desperate for help to break the cycle of dysfunction with her two sets of twin daughters. She says she had her daughters before she was 19 and swore she would protect them from the dangerous situations that led to her youthful indiscretions. Ida says she failed, and they have been cursed, following in the worst parts of her footsteps. Her daughters say growing up, their mom was emotionally void and their home was filled with chaos. Everyone in the family says they are determined to break the generational legacy of abuse, mental illness, and assault with the help of Dr. Phil.New
Friday, 11 February 2022Almost 10 million households in the US own timeshares – which are shared ownership of vacation property for a predetermined amount of time – in some of the most picturesque places around the world. Today, Dr. Phil meets a hard-working nurse who says in 2013, she purchased a timeshare in Cabo San Lucas. However, two years ago, she says she got a call from someone claiming to be “an attorney” in Mexico, stating there was a data breach at her resort, and she was entitled to a $38,580 settlement. Since then, she says she still hasn’t received a single penny – but instead, has sent “the attorney” and his associates six-times that settlement amount due to international taxes and fees. Her daughters say their mom is being scammed and want answers. What will Dr. Phil uncover? Find out.New
Thursday, 10 February 2022Yesse says what was supposed to be a fun night with friends ended up turning into the worst night of her life. She says she was arrested for a crime that she didn’t commit after asking for help from the police when she discovered her shattered car window in a parking lot. She claims the police failed to consider the evidence that established her innocence and violated her rights. Yesse says her mugshot and the false charges made it to the news and went viral, which left her feeling embarrassed and upset. She says, luckily, video evidence proved her innocence and all the charges were eventually dropped, but she is still left cleaning up the mess and dealing with the trauma. Yesse’s attorney, Benjamin Taylor, says he is committed to sharing the truth of Yesse’s story and getting her justice.New
Wednesday, 9 February 2022National outrage grew after an Illinois judge made a shocking decision to overturn the guilty verdict of 18-year-old Drew Clinton who had been convicted of one count of criminal sexual assault. The judge stated that the prosecution had failed to prove their case and that the 148 days Drew had spent in county jail awaiting sentencing was “plenty of punishment.” Sixteen-year-old Cameron Vaughan claims she was passed out after a high school graduation party, when she woke up and found Drew holding a pillowcase over her face and raping her. Drew denied Cameron’s allegations and maintained that their encounter was consensual. Cameron and her father speak out in an exclusive interview.New
Tuesday, 8 February 2022Carly was dubbed as “The Miracle Lady” by doctors when she was successfully resuscitated by her husband, Larry, after being electrocuted. But now, Larry, Carly’s sister Maggie, and her mother, Marie, say Carly may have survived her accident, but she’s not the person she used to be. Instead, they say she’s exhibiting odd and extremely troubling behavior. However, not everyone in Carly’s life is convinced her experience changed her. In fact, Carly’s stepdaughters, Vanessa and Elena, say they believe Carly is actually “faking her odd behavior and milking the accident for all it’s worth” to further gain their father’s attention. To find out if Carly’s brain was altered from her accident, Dr. Phil sent Carly to a leading expert in neuroradiology to conduct an in-depth brain scan. What will the results reveal?New
Monday, 7 February 2022Bill says he believes he is a narcissist after pushing away almost all of his loved ones, including his brother Tom and daughter Bridget, who both stopped speaking to him. After a tense reunion with Tom, Bill gets emotional when Dr. Phil reunites him with Bridget. After violent fights, cruel words, and selfish behavior, will Bill start taking accountability and change?New
Friday, 4 February 2022Nicole claims that every single day she’s “verbally tortured and obliterated” by her husband, Marc. Marc says he’s so angry with Nicole because he’s 100% certain she’s cheated on him. Marc admits he secretly monitors his wife using a hidden cell phone and claims he has over 200 pieces of “irrefutable evidence” of Nicole’s infidelity. Marc says he just wants Nicole to “humble herself” and apologize already! But Nicole swears she’s never cheated, and the whole thing is in Marc’s head. Dr. Phil examines Marc’s evidence. Can this marriage possibly be repaired? Find out!New
Thursday, 3 February 2022Today, Dr. Phil meets Kyle, a 30-year-old who claims he is a fertility expert and has fathered 40 kids across the world – and 11 more on the way – as a result of his private donations. Dr. Phil also meets women Kyle has donated to. Then, Kyle is introduced to a woman who heard about Kyle’s story and wants to share her thoughts. Lastly, as a self-proclaimed “fertility expert,” Kyle sits down with a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist, a supervisor from the Seattle Sperm Bank, and Dr. Charles Sophy, who weigh in on his donation process.New
Wednesday, 2 February 2022Jon Vaughn and Chuck Christian were living their dreams when they received full scholarships to play football for legendary coach Bo Schembechler at the University of Michigan. But behind closed doors, Jon and Chuck claim the team’s doctor, Robert Anderson, was sexually assaulting them. Bo’s adopted son, Matt, also claims Anderson abused him. Did Bo know about Anderson’s abuse? Then, meet Trinae Goszcar, who survived abuse at the hands of Larry Nassar and who Jon, Tad, and Chuck say inspired them to speak out against Anderson. And, Dr. Phil talks to Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, who presided over the Larry Nassar case. Plus, over 1,000 reported survivors of Anderson have been waiting for a settlement agreement with U of M. Attorneys finally settled on a number. Jon tells Dr. Phil how he feels about the settlement.New
Tuesday, 1 February 2022Jon Vaugh, Tad Deluca, and Chuck Christian are former University of Michigan athletes who claim they are victims of one of the biggest sex abuse scandals on a university campus. More than 1,000 people have accused the late U of M athletic doctor Robert Anderson of sexual misconduct. For 37 years, Anderson allegedly abused his power by preying on young athletes and students under the guise of medicine. Jon claims Anderson targeted his victims because he knew they would never tell. These three men share their courageous stories of how they decided to step out of anonymity as “John Does” and become the faces of sexual abuse.New
Monday, 31 January 2022Tyler says she needs Dr. Phil’s guidance on getting her life back to what it was before her traumatic police incident. She says in May 2020, she lost control of her car and hit a tree. Tyler says when the police showed up, she was unable to process the accident, and instead of the police helping her, she was arrested, tased, and thrown into jail. Tyler’s mother, Talisha, says she posted the police camera footage on social media and her videos went viral. Talisha claims Tyler suffers from mental illness due to this incident and lives with her because she lives in fear and can’t leave the house. Attorney Benjamin Taylor weighs in to analyze this case.New
Friday, 28 January 2022Tiffany claims her fiancé, Marques, forced her to expose him as a narcissist on social media, but she never imagined her online story would go viral and be viewed over 3 million times. After Tiffany’s popular post, she admits she posted more, including videos of her throwing Marques’ clothes and shoes out of a moving vehicle, and a video of her taking a pair of scissors to his clothes. Marques denies being a narcissist and insists Tiffany’s viral post was just a calculated ploy to publicly humiliate him after an argument. Marques also claims Tiffany has fabricated online content and left out important details in an effort to make him look bad. But, Tiffany claims there was a lot more about her future husband she could have exposed, but she didn’t. Is this engaged couple more likely to say “Goodbye” than “I Do”? Find out what Dr. Phil thinks.New
Thursday, 27 January 2022Michelle says she wonders if her rocky divorce from Michael drove her son Logan to use drugs. She says their divorce was messy, there were accusations of cheating, the police were called, and their children witnessed it all. Logan, who was introduced to heroin at 17, says his addiction started after seeing his father use alcohol to cope with stress. Logan’s family has been trying to help him by sending him to rehabs, cutting him off, and even letting him live under a bridge so he would hit rock bottom. Michelle and her son Josh say they haven’t seen Logan for 27 months, and Michael says he last saw him three years ago. Logan’s friend Pastor Zach helped track down Logan after he had an overdose and brings him straight from the hospital to Dr. Phil’s stage to face his family.New
Wednesday, 26 January 2022Steven says he and his girlfriend, Danielle, have been together for 20 years but that he can no longer trust her because he believes Danielle has been hiding secrets from him. He claims Danielle has been prostituting herself and is involved with dangerous people who are forcing her into a dark world of sex and drugs. Steven claims Danielle is so deep into this mess that she refuses to admit to anything – even though he says he has proof that it’s all true. Danielle denies Steven’s claims and says she’s at her breaking point with Steven and his accusations. She is adamant that Steven couldn’t be further from the truth.New
Tuesday, 25 January 2022Dr. Phil tackles the controversial topic of cryptocurrency: digital currencies that are being hailed as the future of finance by some and a scam by others. Dr. Phil meets 24-year-old JP, who claims to be generating over $1 million in Bitcoin per month and says investing in cryptocurrencies is one of the best things you can do with your money. Watch while JP goes head-to-head with financial expert Jeffrey Robinson who claims cryptocurrencies are a scam and detrimental to the environment. Dr. Phil also welcomes crypto enthusiast Larissa, who says she prioritizes cryptocurrency over dating, and King Bless who says cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are leveling the playing field between the "haves" and the "have nots." Then, meet a 15-year-old girl who claims to have made over $1 million after selling Non Fungible Tokens. Plus, a passionate audience member says she was gifted a Bitcoin over 10 years ago and says she is living proof that crypto investments are the way forward. Who will win the fierce cryptocurrency debate? Tune in to find out!New
Monday, 24 January 2022Sarah, 36, received a $5.1 million medical settlement at age 4 after her head was damaged by forceps during birth. This money was held for Sarah in a trust, but instead of receiving it at 18 or a designated age, she claims family members tried to control her money. Today, Sarah’s money is held in a conservatorship, which she regrets agreeing to, and her husband, Robert, says it’s controlling every step of their daily lives. Sarah meets with Dr. Charles Sophy, child and family psychiatrist, for an evaluation and to get his opinion as to whether she can independently handle her finances. Later, hear from Mark, who met Dr. Phil with his wife, Lori, who suffers from dementia and gave scammers half a million dollars without his knowledge. Mark wonders whether he should put a conservatorship in place for Lori. Dr. Phil is joined by eldercare and estate planning attorney Ann-Margaret Carrozza to consider Sarah and Mark’s cases.New
Friday, 21 January 2022Samantha says after her husband of nine years, Zachary, accused her of cheating, lying, and using drugs, and saying people were following him home from work, she separated from him for three months. After reconciling, they moved into her mother-in-law, Christal’s, home, but Samantha claims Zachary’s paranoia just got worse. She says he now accuses her of sleeping with over 170 people, including family members and U.S. presidents. Christal says she is also concerned with her son’s erratic behavior and is even contemplating choosing her daughter-in-law and grandchildren over her own son. But Zachary claims he knows the truth and is tired of his wife and mother siding against him. Dr. Phil, along with family psychiatrist Dr. Charles Sophy, talks with the family to find out why they claim Zachary appeared to suddenly change one day -- going from a “normal” husband, father, and son to someone suffering from delusions.New
Thursday, 20 January 2022Parents Suzette and Greg say their 6-foot-2, 300-pound 16-year-old son, Dawson, is violent and abusive whenever he is told the word “no.” The parents say their son’s violent tantrums have even resulted in him using a hammer and a machete to destroy their home. Suzette and Greg admit they have actually given up on trying to parent their son, admitting they don’t make him go to school and can’t stop him from smoking marijuana. Dawson admits being told “no” makes his blood boil because he says that word means he is not getting something he wants, and he doesn’t like that. Plus, find out why Dawson says he no longer needs to go to school and doesn’t care that he has trouble reading and writing at 16. And, find out why Dawson’s sister claims her parents created the mess they are in now from the moment Dawson was born.New
Wednesday, 19 January 2022Have you ever noticed pronouns such as “she/her” written in someone’s email signature? Pronouns are words that can be used to refer to someone without using their name – most commonly, “she” or “he.” But, there are a growing number of people who say they do not identify with gender binaries of “man” or “woman” and therefore prefer to use other pronouns such as “they.” Supporters say using a person’s choice of pronouns fosters an inclusive environment and affirms a person’s own gender identity. Some critics say they do not want to feel forced by others to use these pronouns -- or get “canceled” if they refuse. While this issue is divisive and can’t be solved in an hour, open dialogue between both sides could help foster better understanding and awareness. Dr. Phil meets two LGBTQ+ activists who answer general questions about pronouns and their overall importance. Then, Dr. Phil meets a host and author who disagrees. Next, Dr. Phil talks to a communications professor who specializes in gender and feminism, and two concerned parents who feel discussions about gender pronouns do not belong in schools. Lastly, Dr. Phil meets a guest who is raising their baby as gender neutral. Tune in today to hear this important discussion.New
Tuesday, 18 January 2022Tony Fort, a young man who was abducted by a family friend when he was 11 years old, reunites two decades later with the FBI agent that he says saved his life. Go inside the dramatic rescue of Tony from a convicted sex offender. Plus, Alicia Kozak says she was just 13 when she was lured from her home by an internet predator and placed in a dog collar, chained to the floor, and horrifically abused. Hear her inspiring story of survival.New
Monday, 17 January 2022Tony Fort was just 10 years old when he says a man his mother trusted to watch him began grooming him, brainwashing him, and sexually abusing him. Tony says he was vulnerable and lonely, and he believed the older man was his best friend. Tony claims the man gave him dangerous, addictive drugs, telling him it was candy, and videotaped Tony being sexually abused. The man even followed Tony’s family when they moved to a new state, and he eventually abducted Tony. Authorities say they believe he had a sinister and dark plan for the little boy. Today, Tony speaks out for the first time about what happened to him.New
Friday, 14 January 2022Caitlin claims her sister Rebecca is in complete denial that she has a drug addiction, alleging that she “doctor shops” to obtain different prescription medications. Rebecca denies these claims, saying doctors have prescribed all her medication, she isn’t an addict, and she doesn’t understand why her family is worried and brought her to speak to Dr. Phil. Caitlin also claims Rebecca has lost custody of her special needs daughter three times, has been to jail five times, and has lost several friends and her fiancé due to drug use. Rebecca’s older sister, Jennifer, claims Rebecca doesn’t have a job, lives in her van, and has stolen thousands of dollars from their sick mother. Their mother, Cathy, says she has enabled Rebecca but feels she has to in order to take care of her granddaughter. Cathy says Rebecca uses the excuse that she is grieving over the losses in her life instead of getting her life together.New
Thursday, 13 January 2022Abby says her 17-year-old son, Aidan, used to be a straight-A student who was talented with sports and cooking. But she says Aidan has now turned into a stealing, violent, wannabe gangster. She says the teen’s behavior is so out of control that he has physically pushed her and has broken down their front door. Abby claims she doesn’t understand where Aidan’s anger issues stem from but wonders if it has to do with his father’s death. Aidan’s sister Kaleigh says she used to be a bad teen and acted out similarly to Aidan, and claims their mother sends them away when she doesn’t want to deal with the problem. Aidan says he knows he is going down a bad path but doesn’t know how to control his anger. He says growing up in his house was always chaotic, and his mom is too strict with her parenting. Abby says she is a licensed counselor for troubled teens and doesn’t understand how she can help others but not her own son.New
Wednesday, 12 January 2022Shelly and Oggie say they couldn’t be more different in their parenting styles. Shelly says she’s tired of being the “bad cop” while Oggie gets to play the fun, “good cop.” Shelly says her husband is always giving in to their 6-year-old daughter, Madison, because he hates any type of confrontation. But Shelly says enough is enough! They both agree their daughter is running the house -- but is it too late for this family to take back control?New
Tuesday, 11 January 2022Dr. Phil continues his conversation with Taylor and her mother, Jan, who both agree that Taylor is suffering from trauma. Hear why Dr. Phil questions if mother and daughter may have a dysfunctional relationship, which could be preventing Taylor from healing. Taylor, who accuses her father, Larry, of sexually abusing her – which he vehemently denies – shares what she claims to remember from her flashbacks. And, Larry insisted on taking a polygraph to prove his innocence. See what the results reveal.New
Monday, 10 January 2022Larry and his wife, Marsha, say a few years ago, Larry’s 32-year-old daughter, Taylor, accused Larry of sexually abusing her as a child -- an accusation Larry vehemently denies. Taylor claims she experienced these flashbacks as an adult after seeking therapy for depression and anxiety. Larry and Marsha also say they wonder how Taylor went from a straight-A student, beauty pageant queen, and professional dancer to living at home with her mom, Larry’s ex-wife, Jan. Jan claims Taylor’s problems began when she went to Hollywood at 18 to chase her dream of being a professional dancer, but then spiraled down due to having an eating disorder and depression. Jan says she’s not certain if Taylor was abused by Larry but is convinced Taylor is trauma-ridden. Taylor says she is desperate to move forward with her life but feels lost on how to find her way because she has no passion or purpose.New
Friday, January 7 2022Amanda says she is worried for her 17-year-old daughter, Ollie. She says even though she and her husband, Junior, used drugs excessively during most of Ollie's childhood, they are doing the best that they can in parenting Ollie. Junior says he wants to kick Ollie out the second she turns 18. He says he has had enough of her stealing cars, physically fighting and running away. Ollie says she feels like she is a normal teen doing normal teenager things and felt like she had to raise herself during her parents’ bad past. Ollie says she thinks her parents don’t think her life is important, so they should allow her to do what she wants.New
Thursday, January 6 2022Sumyr and her partner, Wayne, say every day is a “chaotic, hellish, nightmare” because of her out-of-control 13-year-old son, Ash. Sumyr claims if they ever say “No” to Ash, he will hit, bite, and kick them and sometimes hurt their dogs! Sumyr claims in July, Ash even set her car on fire! But Ash’s grandmother, Lenora, blames her daughter for provoking Ash to violence and claims he’s never acted out under her supervision. In fact, she claims Sumyr is trying to get Ash taken into custody by the authorities so she doesn’t have to parent him anymore. So, which is it? Is Ash out of control or provoked by his mother? Find out!New
Wednesday, January 5 2022Dr. Phil tackles one of the most divisive topics of the year: Critical Race Theory (CRT). Dr. Phil invites passionate parents on both sides of this great debate, including Tiffany and Quisha, founders of the group “Mothers For Liberty,” who say they believe CRT is being taught in K-12 schools and is poisoning the minds of their children. They are joined by fellow ally and mother Amy, who says her young children shouldn’t be expected to be social justice warriors. They debate with moms Laura and Sara who say they support CRT being taught on the college level and do not believe elementary and high schools should avoid talking about race and privilege in classrooms. Dr. Phil also welcomes leading academic Dr. Shaun Harper, who teaches CRT at the university level, and father of three Derrick, who says CRT is keeping racism alive in America. Watch while Dr. Phil speaks to author and writer James Lindsay who passionately decries CRT as “Race Marxism,” and teacher Taylor who says she believes children need to learn about the racist history of the US.New
Tuesday, January 4 2022Tammy and Mark claim they haven’t spoken to their son, Cory, in over a year. They say that’s completely because of Cory’s wife, Katrina, who they claim is manipulative, mentally ill, and quite literally, a witch! Katrina is a self-proclaimed “witch,” or Wiccan, who claims Tammy and Mark judge her for her beliefs. Cory denies he’s being “controlled” or “brainwashed” by Katrina. Rather, he says he’s sick and tired of his parents’ horrible treatment of his wife. But Tammy and Mark say they’ve done nothing wrong and only want their family back together. Can Dr. Phil help mend this broken family? Find out!New
Monday, January 3 2022Monica says she used to be an English teacher, a marathon runner, and happy -- and she wants her old life back. She says she now weighs only 90lbs., and her life consists of lying in bed. She says she can’t eat solid food due to being diagnosed with C-diff, and she has to chain herself to her bed to make sure she doesn’t sleepwalk and binge on food in the middle of the night. Monica’s mother, Stephanie, says taking care of her daughter has become a full-time job, and not only is she taking care of Monica, but she is also taking care of her 2-year-old son. Monica’s friend Breanna claims Stephanie enables her to an extreme and says Monica isn’t taking the steps to get better.New

Dr. Phillip C. McGraw’s show draws on his 25 years of experience in psychology, sociology and observation. Beginning his TV career as the resident expert on human behavior on Oprah Winfrey’s daily talk show, Dr. Phil continues to deal with real issues in his blunt style.



About Dr. Phil

Dr. Phillip C. McGraw’s show draws on his 25 years of experience in psychology, sociology and observation. Beginning his TV career as the resident expert on human behavior on Oprah Winfrey’s daily talk show, Dr. Phil continues to deal with real issues in his blunt style.

6 Responses

  1. Linda Bailey says:

    I not sure if Iam making a comment on the right show, however I watch you every day and I happen to see the show on 3/30/2022. Season 20 episode 123. I know how see feels because I don’t even like to look in a mirror. Iam not losing my hair but something far worse. I say a beautiful smile is everything that makes you feel pretty and I don’t have that!! Iam 63 and have dentures however they have never fit right and fall out while I talk and eat. I will not let anyone take my picture right down to when my son got married I told the photographer to take only the most important photos, like family pictures and mother son photo. So Iam not in any other pictures and the pictures I was in I apologize to both of them for ruining there wedding pictures because I was so ugly. I hardly ever go out of the house only if I have a doctor’s appointment. I tell you I was thrilled when we were told to wear masks and I still do as of 3/31/2022. I will wear them as long as I possibly can. I know if I could get a permanent smile my life would be so different. I’ve looked into those implants and had no idea that they were like putting a down payment on a house. I live on social security and live on 400.00 a month after paying bills. So I don’t think I will be going out for a long long time. You know I have a visiting nurse who has become a friend and she is always telling me that I have to get out and socialize so I can meet some friends.. Please Dr. Phil can you help me find a way that I can afford implants and live the rest of my life with some happiness and feel pretty again. To me a smile is the first thing someone sees and without that smile I have low self esteem and always saying how ugly Iam. Thank you Linda Bailey

  2. Teresa says:

    I am watching your show now 04/13/2022. My heart goes out to this Mother and I pray you can help her son. I reached out to you years ago through email asking you to help my son(war veteran) he was addicted to heroin and I never got a response. Well after many years of rehab I lost him last year to accidentally overdose, his heroin was laced with fentanyl which he would never had use. He was 35, I often wondered if your show would have reached out to me if he would still be here today. Please help this family, I don’t want this Mother to suffer like I do. I am struggling in so many ways, did I do enough as his mother!

  3. Virginia Bobian says:

    It is evident that this family have not contributed nothing toward civil rights for black people in this country. Thanking they are not subject to this racism we have suffered for over four hundred years. Calling themselves better than Americans blacks. Welcome to America. Christian has said a lot of hateful things against African Americans women. We are not supporting this family.

  4. May 6 2022
    I am on pain meds and have been for the past 6 months. I pray that I can have them as long as I am in this pain.

  5. When Im 76, I know I will sit in a chair and fall asleep sometimes even without drugs being involved. Blanche did not look or act like she was out of it.

  6. Carol Jean Clinch says:

    Dr Phil – The man on today (05/16/2022) is on the brink of reality.

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