Chamique Holdsclaw

*Iyanla Vanzant will try to work her magic on troubled former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw in the next episode of her OWN series, “Iyanla: Fix My Life.”

Despite enormous talent and professional success, the retired pro basketball player continues to struggle with personal inner demons that in the past have caused her to snap, including a November 2012 arrest for shooting her girlfriend’s car and attacking it with a baseball bat.

In the episode, airing Saturday, August 17 at 9 p.m., Iyanla works with Chamique to confront her past, her anger and depression issues, her fear of abandonment and most importantly to heal her relationship with her mother, before an incident like the one in 2012 can occur again.

Chamique has decided to share her personal story with OWN viewers as part of her ongoing effort to raise awareness of mental health issues and the stigmas often attached.

Watch a sneak peek below:

Chamique Holdsclaw on Mourning Her Grandmother: “Everything Seemed Off Balance”

Iyanla travels to Atlanta to help retired WNBA superstar Chamique Holdsclaw confront the inner demons at the source of some troubling behavior, including a November 2012 incident in which she fired a gun at her girlfriend’s car, leading to her arrest. During their discussion, Chamique opens up to Iyanla about losing the most important person in her life, her grandmother. Find out why she says that loss threw her entire world off balance.