Updated: Monday, December 15 2014, 03:56 PM EST
MONDAY, December 15 – (TV PG (L))
Natalie, 22, says her boyfriend of four years, Justin, 25, has an anger problem, and she fears for her life and for their 10-month-old son. She says Justin throws things, rips doors off their hinges and once shoved her while she was holding their baby. Justin admits he has punched holes in walls and slammed doors into walls but denies pushing Natalie and says she's overly dramatic. Both admit their child has witnessed the turmoil. Does this young relationship have a future?
TUESDAY, December 16 – (TV 14 (L))
Jon's father, Jim, works as a Santa during the holidays but Jon claims most of the time, his father is just plain selfish and nasty. Jim says Jon is an entitled, ungrateful "mooch" who could never survive on his own. Can Dr. Phil help this father and son broker peace? Plus, professional trainer and body builder Greg thinks he is on the show to talk about health and fitness, but Troy Dunn has a big surprise for him: his long-lost son! See this emotional father-son reunion decades in the making. And, don't miss a moving performance by 14-year-old singing sensation Jackie Evancho!
WEDNESDAY, December 17 – (TV 14 (L) (S) (D))
In light of recent stories that shocked the nation, Dr. Phil takes a look at a disturbing trend: Teens murdering their best friends. How and why could this happen? Hear from Karen, who says she lived such a scenario 30 years ago, when she was 17 years old. Plus, get an update on Shemida, whose 70-plus medical diagnoses were tearing her family apart.
Thursday, December 18 – (TV 14 (L))
Jamie says his soon-to-be ex-wife, Jennifer, is a real-life "Mommy Dearest" who verbally attackstheir two children constantly. Jennifer admits she's strict but denies being abusive and says Jamie is exaggerating. Can Dr. Phil help these estranged parents reach a peaceful resolution, for the sake of their children?
FRIDAY, December 19 – (TV PG)
Sarah says her 23-year-old son, Justin, is so consumed with playing video games that he dropped out of college, can't hold a job and has lost more than 50 pounds and she fears he'll die if he doesn't stop. Justin admits he plays 16 hours a day, sometimes lasting up to 30 hours straight, and says he would rather live in the virtual world than the real world. When Dr. Phil opens Justin's eyes to the dangers he faces, will it have an impact?