In Treatment: Season 1

In Treatment: Season 1

In Treatment: Season 1

In an Emmy-nominated role, Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects) leads this psychotherapy drama as an exceptional and insightful doctor—but displays a crippling insecurity while counseled by his own psychotherapist.

2008Rating: TV-MAUSAHBO
Drama
EPISODE 1.1

Laura: Week One

Paul learns that Laura is infatuated with him when she attends her regular Monday appointment. Paul, however, is further shocked by the revelations Laura makes regarding a steamy bar encounter.

EPISODE 1.2

Alex: Week One

Alex is a navy pilot who entered therapy due to a mission that went awry in Iraq. Alex talks to Paul about his service in Iraq and a heart attack he suffered while exercising.

EPISODE 1.3

Sophie: Week One

It's Sophie's first session with Paul and she's hoping to get his opinion on her emotional state following an accident. Sophie was hit by a car while riding her bike.

EPISODE 1.4

Jake & Amy: Week One

Jake and Amy confront Paul for advice on whether Amy should have an abortion.

EPISODE 1.5

Gina: Week One

Paul visits his therapist, Gina, after nearly a decade. Paul talks to Gina about the problems his marriage is facing and reveals his frustration with his own patients.

EPISODE 1.6

Laura: Week Two

Paul is surprised when Laura makes a revelation regarding her boyfriend.

EPISODE 1.7

Alex: Week Two

Alex talks to Paul about his wife and his return to the bombing scene.

EPISODE 1.8

Sophie: Week Two

Paul offers Sophie an opinion regarding Sophie's annoyance with her parents and her gymnastics team.

EPISODE 1.9

Jake & Amy: Week Two

Kate forces Paul to face the reality of their marriage after an abrupt end to Jake and Amy's session.

EPISODE 1.10

Gina: Week Two

Paul goes on the defensive after Gina offers him a suggestion that he does not agree with.

EPISODE 1.11

Laura: Week Three

Laura arrives late, causing Paul to question their sessions.

EPISODE 1.12

Alex: Week Three

Alex tells Paul about an encounter he had with a patient. Meanwhile Paul compares his father to Alex.

EPISODE 1.13

Sophie: Week Three

Paul questions Sophie regarding her parent's breakup and the relationship she is currently pursuing with her coach.

EPISODE 1.14

Jake & Amy: Week Three

Amy has had a miscarriage and Jake is suspicious of her reaction.

EPISODE 1.15

Gina: Week Three

Gina examines Paul's relationship to Laura.

EPISODE 1.16

Laura: Week Four

Laura tells Paul about her budding relationship with Alex.

EPISODE 1.17

Alex: Week Four

Alex discuses Laura with Paul and wonders whether his therapy is effective or not.

EPISODE 1.18

Sophie: Week Four

Sophie recounts the events prior to her accident.

EPISODE 1.19

Jake & Amy: Week Four

Paul seeks to learn why Jake and Amy's relationship is so fickle.

EPISODE 1.20

Gina: Week Four

When Paul and Gina debate the boundaries between therapists and patients, an old wound resurfaces.

EPISODE 1.21

Laura: Week Five

Laura makes several unexpected revelations.

EPISODE 1.22

Alex: Week Five

Paul is pushed to the edge by Alex's knowledge of his personal life.

EPISODE 1.23

Sophie: Week Five

Sophie's mother joins her therapy session.

EPISODE 1.24

Jake & Amy: Week Five

Amy makes a critical decision, while Jake has an emotional admission.

EPISODE 1.25

Gina: Week Five

Kate accompanies Paul to therapy. The couple discuss their marriage.

EPISODE 1.26

Laura: Week Six

In order to demonstrate what he means, Paul brings up his past to show her about what's real and what's not.

EPISODE 1.27

Alex: Week Six

Alex recalls one of her latest dreams which Paul needs to work out the meaning of.

EPISODE 1.28

Sophie: Week Six

Paul tries to open Sophie up to talk about her dad and her resentment for him.

EPISODE 1.29

Jake & Amy: Week Six

With Jake's new look on life, Amy isn't so sure she likes it but Paul tries to bring her round to see him as a new man she can get used to.

EPISODE 1.30

Gina: Week Six

Kate and Paul discuss her input into his life after discussing Rosie.

EPISODE 1.31

Laura: Week Seven

It's Rosie and Ian's turn in the spotlight this time when Laura doesn't come, allowing Paul the chance to get to know them.

EPISODE 1.32

Alex: Week Seven

Paul is doubtful that Alex is ready for everything available to him, but he insists he is and is committed to moving forward with his life.

EPISODE 1.33

Sophie: Week Seven

Sophie tells Paul that he is turning up in her dreams and she tries to validate her relationship with her dad.

EPISODE 1.34

Jake & Amy: Week Seven

Amy reveals something to Jake about her father that he finds startling.

EPISODE 1.35

Gina: Week Seven

With people close to him holding secrets, Paul us not too happy. Gina has a technique which works wonders for him.

EPISODE 1.36

Laura: Week Eight

Paul has to leave the office as a tragedy has cropped up.

EPISODE 1.37

Alex: Week Eight

Paul sticks up for his use of psychotherapy as he believes it works.

EPISODE 1.38

Sophie: Week Eight

Paul tries to steer Sophie away from thinking everything is her fault and that there is often others who deserve the blame instead.

EPISODE 1.39

Jake & Amy: Week Eight

Jake believes his relationship with Amy is a lot like the one with his dad after he visits home.

EPISODE 1.40

Gina: Week Eight

Gina surprises Paul after he questions whether therapy actually helps.

EPISODE 1.41

Sophie: Week Nine

Sophie finally gets the fact that her father has a lot to answer for and starts to become her own woman.

EPISODE 1.42

Jake & Amy: Week Nine

After nine weeks of therapy, the couple finally agree on how to move foward in their life together.

EPISODE 1.43

Gina: Week Nine

Paul must live with his actions of going after Laura in a romantic fashion.

In Treatment: Season 1 / Reviews

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Its capacity to maintain an unyielding grip on your attention becomes similarly evident fast, as does one's strong sense that that grip isn't going to weaken anytime soon. It doesn't.

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Vulture

Vulture

Demands a great deal of prime-time attention, and it's an open question how such a talky production will wear on us. But intelligence isn't to be sniffed at.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

With In Treatment, HBO has delivered another hit, intelligent and hypnotically addictive...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

In Treatment reminds us that TV is essentially claustrophobic and intensely personal.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It's so intelligently wrought that you feel somehow enriched by the drama instead of diminished.

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Independent

Independent

I can't say that what I have seen has fired any interest in therapy itself, but it has certainly changed my perspective on the ingredients of good television.

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