Adapted from a popular Israeli series, the show follows psychoanalyst Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne, who won a Golden Globe® for his role) through his week, capturing sessions with his patients. In Treatment website.
In Treatment Season 2 is a wonderful continuation of a series that completely grips me. As soon as I watched the first episode, I was compelled to watch the entire season to the end. Although comprised of fictional characters, I feel like I'm truly peering into the private sessions of patients that are dealing with difficult issues such as cancer, divorce, old age and the meaning of life. Much more real than the Reality TV we see every day. The acting in the series is sublime. … more
What is it with HBO making shows that totally go against my moral and ethical standards, yet draw me in so completely that I sit and watch episodes for hours on end? In Treatment has a very weird concept- at least 90% of the show takes place within the confines of a therapy appointment. On Sunday nights, we watch two individual therapy appointments. On Monday- three. The main character, and the one who ties the entire show together, is Paul- our therapist. The problem … more