In Treatment: Season 3 (2010)


Season 3
In Treatment

Critics Consensus

In Treatment offers some of the tightest dramatic writing and purest performances on television.



Critic Ratings: 22


Audience Score

User Ratings: 34
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Air date: Oct 25, 2010
Air date: Oct 25, 2010
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Once consisting of five episodes per week, the third season of this HBO drama, based on an Israeli series of the same name, is narrowed to four, omitting Thursdays. On Mondays, psychotherapist Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne) welcomes Sunil (Irrfan Khan), a widower from Kolkata whose relocation to his son's home in New York is marred by loneliness, depression and a tense cohabitation with his daughter-in-law, Julia (Sonya Walger). Frances (Debra Winger), an experienced actor of stage and screen whose sister is a former patient of Paul's, starts therapy on Tuesdays to discuss her recent trouble remembering lines, but is also distressed by a broken family and her sister's breast cancer, the disease that killed their mother. On Wednesdays, Paul meets with Jesse (Dane DeHaan), a gay teen and budding photographer who discusses his history of selling his prescription drugs, truancy issues and an uneasy relationship with his adoptive parents. On Friday, Paul makes an appointment with a recommended therapist named Adele (Amy Ryan) for the sole purpose of procuring a new prescription for sleeping pills, but winds up as her regular patient, rehashing his divorce, health concerns and complicated relationship with Dr. Gina Toll, who is now the author of an acclaimed book that Paul recently purchased. With Samrat Chakrabarti as Arun, Sunil's son, and Susan Misner as Wendy, Paul's much younger girlfriend.

Critic Reviews for In Treatment Season 3

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (15)

[Gabriel] Byrne is splendid as the seemingly self-possessed Weston, all subtle glances and careful nods as he deals with his patients. The writing is also excellent, with nuance and sophistication that is rare on the small screen.

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The genius of the series is its ability to draw us into the mental and emotional stories of an entire caseload of characters, with rich dialogue, taut deliveries, emotional outpourings and little change in scenery.

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The whole show is now on its own, since the previous two seasons were adapted from an Israeli series that only ran for two years. This new season will have to work from scratch. What it has scratched out so far is impressive.

Oct 25, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

"In Treatment" deftly picks up where it left off and reminds us why we took this trip with him in the first place.

Oct 25, 2010 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

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

Oct 25, 2010 | Full Review…

The power of the writing and performances are such that after just 30 minutes, you feel as if you know each of these characters intimately -- and you find yourself already caring about them.

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Watching [Gabriel] Byrne's sullen shrink match wits with [Amy] Ryan's cool therapist is the best reason to book an appointment with In Treatment.

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

After liking the first season and loving the second, I dove into the third and felt like something was off.

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

As I went through the opening installments of season three, "In Treatment" began to feel like work in a way it hadn't in the past.

Oct 25, 2010 | Full Review…

Though some action is depicted outside the two therapists' offices, most episodes are dominated by the sessions themselves, which unfold as brilliantly performed one-act plays.

Oct 25, 2010 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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

Oct 11, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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

Oct 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for In Treatment: Season 3

  • May 18, 2014
    I loved this show my favorite person is definentley Jesse he just connects.

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