In Treatment: Season 3

In Treatment: Season 3

In Treatment: Season 3

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.

2010Rating: TV-MAUSAHBO
Drama
EPISODE 3.1

Sunil: Week One

A retired math professor from Bengal, Sunil, accompanied by his son Arun and daughter-in-law Julia, reluctantly visit Paul to discuss the death of Sunil's wife six months earlier, his subsequent displacement to the U.S., and... MORE the recent tensions he's experienced while living with his son's family.

EPISODE 3.2

Frances: Week One

A well-known stage and screen actress, whose sister was treated by Paul 18 years earlier, begins therapy to uncover the reasons why she is "blanking out" during rehearsals for a new play.

EPISODE 3.3

Jesse: Week One

A 16-year-old homosexual, who has been seeing Paul for some time after being caught peddling prescription drugs to classmates, talks about his troubling "pattern of promiscuity," his unsettled family life with adopted parents and a... MORE recent alarming voicemail.

EPISODE 3.4

Adele: Week One

In order to get a new prescription for sleeping pills, an exhausted Paul visits a young, serious and intelligent therapist, and is compelled to confront deep-rooted fears about his health, his divorce, his patients, and... MORE his all-encompassing relationship with former therapist Gina Toll.

EPISODE 3.5

Sunil: Week Two

Sunil confronts his inability to voice his frustrations as he recalls the first time he and his wife met their future daughter-in-law in Calcutta.

EPISODE 3.6

Frances: Week Two

Frances struggles to remember what distracts her during rehearsals, and she gets defensive when Paul mentions in passing that he spoke to her sister about her illness. Meanwhile, Paul sees a neurologist to be tested... MORE for Parkinson's.

EPISODE 3.7

Jesse: Week Two

Jesse talks about his application to a prestigious arts program at the Rhode Island School of Design.

EPISODE 3.8

Adele: Week Two

Paul discusses Gina's book with Adele and vents about a particularly loathsome character he's certain is based on him.

EPISODE 3.9

Sunil: Week Three

Sunil makes tea as he describes his first wedding anniversary since his wife's death.

EPISODE 3.10

Frances: Week Three

Frances recalls her sister's one and only foray into acting in a college production, and discusses her mother's beauty before and after she became ill.

EPISODE 3.11

Jesse: Week Three

Jesse is accompanied by his mother, but the strain of their relationship makes any kind of discussion difficult.

EPISODE 3.12

Adele: Week Three

Paul complains of headaches the morning after taking Max to a concert to see Animal Collective, and is despondent while revealing what his son found on his computer.

EPISODE 3.13

Sunil: Week Four

Sunil is unnerved by parallels between Arun and Julia's marriage and a romance from his youth.

EPISODE 3.14

Frances: Week Four

Painful family memories take a toll on Frances' self-esteem.

EPISODE 3.15

Jesse: Week Four

Paul helps Jesse see a new path to meeting his birth parents.

EPISODE 3.16

Adele: Week Four

Adele tries to get Paul to talk about his lack of passion.

EPISODE 3.17

Sunil: Week Five

Sunil's suspicions about Julia having an affair continue to rise.

EPISODE 3.18

Frances: Week Five

Frances goes over her Breast Cancer test results with Paul.

EPISODE 3.19

Jesse: Week Five

Jesse shows up unexpectedly the night before his session.

EPISODE 3.20

Adele: Week Five

Adele tries to get Paul to acknowledge his preoccupation with a troubled relationship.

EPISODE 3.21

Sunil: Week Six

Paul is alarmed by Sunil's unpredictable behavior at home.

EPISODE 3.22

Frances: Week Six

Frances leans on Paul for support as her sister's health deteriorates.

EPISODE 3.23

Jesse: Week Six

Jesse shrugs off Paul's optimism that his parents won't abandon him when he needs them most.

EPISODE 3.24

Adele: Week Six

Adele sees Paul's chronic indecisiveness as a source of his discontent.

EPISODE 3.25

Frances: Week Seven

Frances struggles with the prospect of losing her sister Tricia.

EPISODE 3.26

Sunil: Week Seven

Paul is blindsided by a revelation regarding Sunilʼs therapy.

EPISODE 3.27

Jesse: Week Seven

Paul tries to get Jesse to open up about a recent transgression and his relationship with his father Roberto.

EPISODE 3.28

Adele: Week Seven

Blaming Adele for his recent setbacks with patients, Paul contemplates the future of his therapy, and his practice.

In Treatment: Season 3 / Reviews

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

There is, otherwise, little that can detract from this series now roaring back with its old miraculous suspense and flinty intelligence.

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Variety

Variety

It's as good as anything with two characters yammering probably has a right to be.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

In Treatment may be in uncharted ground with its new, original stories, but it remains a show that rewards patience, and patients.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Gabriel Byrne is in every minute of the show, delivering one of TV's most faceted and intriguing performances.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

It's only through this very cinematic approach that a show about a one-sided conversation could be so gripping.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

The writing is also excellent, with nuance and sophistication that is rare on the small screen.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

In Treatment remains one of the best shows on television in the opening week of its third season.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

How pleasurable it is to settle in across from Weston once again...

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Vulture

Vulture

The excellent third season may be the best yet...

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