In Treatment: Season 2 (2009)
Critic Consensus: In Treatment continues to hone in on its characters in the second season, allowing the cast to find more nuances in their performances.
Dr. Paul Weston (Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne) is back for another round of therapy in this HBO drama, based on an Israeli series of the same name, but now he's doing it as a recent divorcé living in Brooklyn. And while it seemed that his personal problems took time to evolve last time around, serious trouble finds him mere minutes into Season 2, and coincidentally reunites him, on Mondays, with a lawyer and former patient (Hope Davis), whose firm helps him with a potentially… More
as Dr. Paul Weston
as Dr. Gina Toll
as Alex Sr.
as Paul's Father
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Paul's sessions this time around are sometimes soapy--as they were last year--but they are always mesmerizing.
Like a successful patient, the show has learned and grown, becoming more reliably compelling.
It is slow, and it requires work and careful observation, but when it achieves its breakthroughs, the effects can be as extraordinary and dynamic as any other drama on television.
The drama of "In Treatment" doesn't just revolve around whether the patients will make breakthroughs and uncover difficult emotional truths, though those moments can be moving.
Since "In Treatment" follows no conventional rules of TV drama anyway, it shows every sign of remaining just as fascinating this time around.
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