One of the first missions on Finding Sarah—and one of the most difficult—was to sit down for a session with Dr. Phil.
Watch Sarah tell Dr. Phil about her tragic childhood
After some explosive moments, Dr. Phil gave Sarah a lightbulb moment about her addiction to approval.
Watch Sarah's lightbulb moment
"When Dr. Phil said that I was an addict to acceptance and approval, I nearly hugged him. I just went, 'Thank you so much!' And he went, 'That's the first time I ever heard anyone be happy to be called an addict.' And I said, 'No, I am, because now I've got a label. I can actually see it.'"