Dr Phil: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Kids & Boy In The Bunker

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Dr Phil February 13 2013 Recap

In an exclusive interview, Jennifer opened up about the week her son Ethan was abducted and held in a bunker by Jimmy Lee Dykes. Dr. Phil promised to do everything in his power to help Ethan deal with his trauma.

Dr Phil Boy In The Bunker: Jimmy Lee Dykes Shot & Killed In Bunker

Dr Phil: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Kids & Boy In The Bunker

On February 13 2013, Dr Phil had an exclusive with the boy who was held hostage in a bunker in Alabama.

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Ethan was riding home on the bus when Dykes shot and killed bus driver Charles Poland. Ethan was held for a week while his mother and FBI negotiators did what they could to free him. The standoff ended when Dykes was shot and killed in the bunker. Ethan will now have to recover from the crisis and his mother wants to give him the best treatment.

Dr Phil Boy In The Bunker: Jimmy Lee Dykes Shot & Killed In Bunker

Dr Phil: Asperger’s Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder & The Boy in the Bunker

Ethan’s treatment is harder because he had Asperger’s syndrome, bipolar disorder and ADHD. Dr Phil wanted to develop a special plan to give Ethan the treatment he will need.

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Dr Phil: Asperger’s Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder & The Boy in the Bunker

Dr Phil PTSD After Kidnapping & Jimmy Lee Dykes Mental Disabilities

Ethan’s mother forgave Dykes and knew he had mental problems. She said Ethan saw both his bus driver and Dykes get shot and killed. He suffered minor injuries in the bunker.

Dr Phil: PTSD After Kidnapping & Jimmy Lee Dykes Mental Disabilities

Dr Phil: Coping With Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Kids

Dr Phil brought in two of his colleagues to help diagnose and treat Ethan’s symptoms and PTSD.

Dr Phil: Coping With Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Kids

Dr Phil Foundation, Hero Bus Driver Charles Poland & Ethan’s Trauma

The Dr. Phil Foundation is going to set up a fund in Ethan’s name to help him for the rest of his life.

Dr Phil Foundation, Hero Bus Driver Charles Poland & Ethan’s Trauma

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