A teenage girl caught in a custody battle between her father and grandmother. Also: Dr. Art Markman discusses his book, "Brain Briefs: Answers to the Most (And Least) Pressing Questions About Your Mind".
A young woman tells of being brutally raped, then tricked into saying that she had consensual sex, and the charges against her rapist being temporarily dropped; her lawyer and a police veteran tell how she was finally given justice.
Cindy says she still loves her husband, despite their marriage being full of fights, assault and calls to the police; a violent incident happened between her husband and their oldest son, the day before the show taped.
Mark says he sold property, took money from his business and stopped paying his taxes, so he could send hundreds of thousands of dollars to Nigeria to cover custom fees for two boxes of money and jewelry for a woman he met online.
Teen Bo faces two felony DUI charges, accused of running over someone and of wrecking his car after blacking out; he and his parents meet Janelle, who has lived with loss after one reckless, selfish act.
Linda and Gary say their 24-year-old daughter has stolen thousands of dollars, refuses to move out of their home and has put on about 100 pounds since high school; Dr. Travis Stork (The Doctors (2008)) gives advice to the family.
MacKenzie, 9, has been hospitalized numerous times and has been on 19 different medications because she hits people, break appliances, harms animals, attempted to harm a neighbor's child, and sits in the road, waiting for a car to hit and kill her.
A man admits he is struggling but refuses to give legal custody of his 2-year-old son to his parents, who say the child is homeless, living on milk and crackers, wearing filthy clothes and drinking from a moldy sippy cup.
Crystal says her ex-husband is violent, hears voices and is so erratic she will not allow their children near him; the father and his new wife say Crystal is the problem and is using the children as a weapon to get money.
A woman, who is living on the streets, thinks that Michael Jackson wrote his hit song, "Smooth Criminal", about her and that she is going to cash in on the royalties to the song; Michael Jackson's former sound/audio engineer reveals the truth.
Eight-year-old Michael's stepmother says he is a troubled child with behavior problems and could be a serial killer in the making; the child's mother, who lost custody, provides a videotape she says is evidence the stepmother is coaching him.
Tabitha says she has no problem with her husband Gary being a self-proclaimed "virtuous pedophile"; his former foster daughter, who was just 10 years old when she lived with Gary, comes face to face with him and makes some shocking accusations.
Mercedes, a wife and a mother of two, recently revealed on social media that she was leading a double life as an escort; her husband just learned that he is not the father of their younger child -- Mercedes' former client is.
Lauren struggles to regain control of her life, after being held captive and tortured by her mother and stepfather, from the age of 2 to 8 years old and now suffers from flashbacks, nightmares and night terrors.
Josh says he has very specific and high demands for his future wife, Rebecca, and she is not ready to walk down the aisle yet; Rebecca says Josh is too controlling and feels nothing she ever does is good enough for him.
Calah Waskow, 15, made national news when she was abducted by her friend's 37-year-old father; Calah was found safe five days later, but many questions remained; Calah tells her story in an exclusive interview.
The young woman who said she was pregnant with baby Jesus, swore Eminem was her father and said she was a contestant on American Idol (2002) has been in treatment, but her family says she may be more delusional and paranoid than ever.
Kala Brown, who made national headlines when she was discovered alive last month, after she mysteriously disappeared in South Carolina, speaks out for the first time in an exclusive interview about her life in captivity.
Blake, 26, throws his college education to the wayside to sit around all day and smoke pot in the rent-free house his mother has put him up in; his mother and sister say he is verbally abusive, disrespectful and refuses to work.
Bobby calls his ex-wife, Andrea, a liar, a thief and a sex addict who exposes their 6-year-old son to her lifestyle; Andrea and her current boyfriend call Bobby a deadbeat father who harasses her and accuses him of slashing her tires.
Claire loves the thrill of shoplifting so much that she continues to risk going to jail or having her four young children taken away; Jeanine rarely lets her children leave home because of her fear of germs; how to boost the immune system.
Camma and Brandon's 10-year-old daughter claims Camma's fiancé, Andrew, sexually abused her, but Andrew's family says he is innocent and is just collateral damage in the custody battle between the child's parents.
Former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal (book, "In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World")) discusses being outed by her white parents for leading others to believe she is a black woman.
Krystina says her out-of-control teen daughter is pregnant by a 33-year-old man; the young woman says her mother was always too busy or drunk to care for her growing up; Dr. Travis Stork (The Doctors (2008)) weighs in.
Despite being a registered nurse, Jennifer says she failed to see the signs that her 10-year-old son was seriously ill and did not immediately take him to the hospital, leading to his death and a charge of first-degree criminal abuse against her.
Emotions run high, when Sarah's family reveal the secret GPS they installed in her car and confront her with the evidence they gathered that she deals in drugs, runs money for gangs and engages in prostitution.
Kelly says that when she was a child, her father made her do the housework, prepare dinner, have sex with him and give birth to his children; her mother suspected Kelly was being abused, but gave up trying to get custody because it was too hard.
In a tense in-studio showdown, Julianne confronts her daughter's boyfriend, who, she says, has "lied his way through life", and her daughter, whom he has turned into a liar, con artist and drug-user like himself.
Dr. Phil's exclusive interview continues with the fiancée of former football star Aaron Hernandez: Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez responds to questions about his sexuality and rumored relationship with a fellow inmate.
Teen "princess" Cherylyn admits to spending tens of thousands of other people's dollars on living the high life, designer items and pampering; her boyfriend gives her an ultimatum; her mother says her spending has left a trail of devastation.