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Dr. Phil

Series Description

DR. PHIL, the Emmy-nominated hit syndicated, daily one-hour talk show hosted by America's most popular psychologist and lifestyle strategist, Dr. Phil McGraw, is the leader in daytime talk. McGraw's success stems from his signature “get real” approach to helping his guests solve their problems, stripping through their emotional clutter, helping them to get down to the bare bones of their issues and giving them the challenge they need to move ahead.

This Week's Episodes
"‘I Am Convinced My Granny Is Being Catfished by a Man Who Is Posing as a Financial Planner and She Could Go To Jail!'"  
ALL-NEW! Barbara admits she has wired money to her online boyfriend, "David Chris Jr.," whom she has never met in person. According to Barbara, "David Chris Jr." claimed to be an overseas financial advisor who assists people with getting government grants, and is currently on assignment in Nigeria. She says she can't wait for "David Chris Jr." to come home from Nigeria where he's "stuck dealing with 'business issues.'" Barbara says she is looking forward to retiring in Michigan with him in his lakeside home. But, Barbara's daughters and granddaughter say they believe this will never happen.  They say "David Chris Jr." does not exist and Barbara is just being used as a "money mule"! Plus, in Part 2 on Tuesday, Dr. Phil digs deeper to discover who is "David Chris Jr."!
"The Investigation of ‘David Chris Jr.' Continues: Is He Really a Catfish?"
ALL-NEW! Dr. Phil continues his discussion with Barbara, who admits she has wired money to her online boyfriend, "David Chris Jr.," a man she says she met on what she believed was a financial advice website, but has never met in person.  Today, meet the man behind the photo of "David Chris Jr." and hear what he has to say. And, Dr. Phil continues his investigation, including interviewing people and even hiring an investigator in Nigeria, to find out answers for Barbara and her family.
"Guilty of Sexually Assaulting a Patient … Or is He Innocent?"  
ALL-NEW! In 2008, Jamison Adsit was working as a safety companion, tasked with ensuring the security and well-being of patients in a hospital in Syracuse, NY. Six months into the job, Jamison says he was accused of something unthinkable -- sexually assaulting a female patient. He adamantly denies doing anything wrong with his patient and swears he was the one who was attacked! Jamison, who was found guilty of committing a criminal sexual act in the second degree and spent five years in jail, maintains his innocence and says he is absolutely convinced he got a bum deal in court and doesn't deserve to be listed on the sex offender registry.
"Megan's Men: Who is More Controlling, Her Dad or Her Husband?"
ALL-NEW! Allen says he and his daughter, Megan, were close her entire life until she met her husband, Jim, when she was 18 and Jim was 26. He claims Jim controls Megan and alleges Jim has physically attacked him. He says Jim has gone out of his way to turn his only daughter against him and that all he wants is for his daughter and grandchildren to be back in his life. Megan denies that her husband is controlling and says she cut her father out of her life because of what she and her husband say are his poor choices. Can Dr. Phil help this feuding family come to a truce so that Allen can see his grandkids?
"‘My Mom is a Party Girl Who Traded in Her Children for The Single Life'"  
ALL-NEW! Courtney claims that after her parents' divorce six years ago, her mother, Michelle, became a "party girl" who basically traded in her children for a life of parties, drinking and men. Courtney says her mother's dangerous behavior has already resulted in 2 DUIs and a serious car accident that nearly killed her. Courtney says her greatest fear is that "the next time I see my mom will be at her funeral." Michelle claims that after her divorce, Courtney and her two other children went on with their lives without her, and says that's why she turned to friends, men and drinking. What does Dr. Phil say Michelle must do to save her life and save her relationship with her children?