They need a safe space — behind closed doors, not on national television — to speak with a counselor who can get to the heart of what they're feeling or experiencing.
"Any person who acts out like this, there's going to be more to the story."Also remember: Danielle is 13 years old.
"Not that it ever was a joke, but it shows what could happen to someone treating it as such," Pacheco adds.
You should always be conscious of what you're perpetuating, he says.
It's easy to laugh behind a computer screen, but there could be real-life consequences.
Just today, a video surfaced on TMZ of Danielle punching someone on an airplane.
The Nothing Compares 2 U hit maker told Dr Phil: "I am fed up of being defined as the crazy personthe child abuse survivor. She was a person who took delight in hurting you."When asked what she loved about her mother, who died in a car crash when Sinead was 19, she replied: "That she's dead."The singer will also address why she keeps her hair cut short and why she feels like an "imposter" after she topped charts worldwide with her hit song, that is allegedly an ode to her late mother.
Dr Phixplained earlier this week on the Jimmy Kimmel Show that Sinead came to him for help, adding that she wants to be an example for other people suffering from mental health problems.
During a clip from the episode which has not aired yet, Sinead, 50, explains that she is "glad" her mother is dead after claiming to have suffered abuse at her hands.
"If you saw this behavior in real life with a family member or friend, it wouldn't be behavior you wanted to nurture." He also adds that there's a layer of victim-blaming that goes hand-in-hand with the jokes, because many people are saying that there's something wrong with her parents — while that could be true, speculating doesn't help her, it just points more fingers.