Teen Who Asked For Dr. Phil’s Help With ‘Overprotective’ Parents Gives Update 15 Years Later

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Adriana was a teenager when she wrote to Dr. Phil about her “overprotective” parents in season three. “My parents are smothering me,” she claimed, adding, “I’m 16. They won’t even let me go to the mall later than six o’clock.” Adriana said she wanted Dr. Phil’s help getting her parents – especially her mom – to “loosen her reigns.” What did he say to Adriana’s mother about allowing her more freedom? Plus, 15 years after Adriana first appeared on Dr. Phil, find out where she is today and whether her mother took Dr. Phil’s advice! “Dr. Phil’s 3,000th Show -- With Bonus Footage!” airs Friday. Check your local listing to find out where you can watch. WATCH: Batman Returns: ‘Dr. Phil’ Guest Who Claimed He Was A Superhero Says, ‘A Lot Has Changed’ TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Ask Dr. Phil!