Dr. Phil says Nick Gordon was "high as a kite" during interview

Bobbi Kristina Brown's beau Nick Gordon was "high as a kite" during an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw that will air tomorrow.

Dr Phil told "Extra" host Mario Lopez that he worried Nick "was intoxicated, violent, and a danger to himself."

The Dr. Phil show released this publicity photo to promote Nick Gordon's appearance in 2015. The interview was conducted recently in Atlanta.

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The television psychologist tells "Extra" that Nick's own lawyers asked him to intervene.

“He was so animated and so emotionally out of control I thought he could be dead in a matter of days if something doesn’t happen,” Dr. Phil said.

Nick's mom Michelle flew in from Florida, but that didn't help matters.

"As soon as he saw his mother he was so happy to see his mother and he sat down and we started to talk and every minute or two he’d jump up and run out of the room, he would grab his phone and turn on a Whitney song, start playing it start wailing and crying and throw his phone on the floor,” Dr. Phil said.

The interview took place in Atlanta. Nick behaved erratically during the encounter.

“He’d get up, run out of the room and be knocking people out of the way running out into the hall, he didn’t like attack anybody, he ran into probably not two people probably 20 people just knocking people out of the way running out of the room down the hall,” Dr. Phil told "Extra."

Nick was not able to discuss the events leading up to Bobbi Kristina's medical emergency but is despondent over it, Dr. Phil said:  "He feels very strongly that he has a tremendous sense of guilt, he says 'I feel like I let Whitney down, I feel like I've let Krissy down, I was supposed to protect her and I failed to do that'."

He recommended rehab:  “I felt like if we did not get him to a structured and supervised environment I felt like his life was in danger.”