That's how wonderful he is in this role. And the show is addictive, if you like this sort of thing, which I do, of course, even with the self-consciousness of some of the writing - only the sessions with Sophie genuinely ring true, as I've said. Sexualised feelings in the therapist are not just about 'the hots'. I am so focused on him, I don't know how to stop these feelings. The writing was superbly well done and even if it always remains in his office it keeps me on the edge of my seat.
HBO Gets the Treatment
I don't know why, but everyone who comments on this show feels a need to outline each of the characters, with a short "bio" and some personal remarks. Secrets, shame, and confidentiality The most difficult feeling for most people to talk about is shame. But it's Monday's patient, Laura, played by Melissa George, who has viewers and psychologists talking. Gabriel Byrne is fabulous. One has to wonder if a second season might want to spread out the schedule, or somehow do one-hour shows. He even sang a few bars of favorite songs Sinatra singing Jobim and offered some spontaneous impersonations Max von Sydow and Bill Clinton.
When therapists have the hots for their clients – Research Digest
There is no shame, no alternate reality, it is love I've always been worried about the end of the treatment, since the very beginning. Beauty counts for much on television and in the movies, but at some point one has to turn action into character, and George has figured it out. But you need to keep it contained. A person who may have felt ignored or neglected by their parents may become someone who has endless cravings that are placed onto the therapist. I have just finished watching the last episode of the series.. A little more of Paul's background is revealed in Season 2.
Come 'Thursday' night you may feel cynical, but after 'Friday's' episode you just have to know what transpires the next week. The summary, here, of Martin's paper surprisingly refers to only one slightly clumsy-worded counter-transference interpretation of the sexualised, private feelings of the therapist to his patient. To read our full stories, please turn off your ad blocker. Paul is being portrayed as an adept psychoanalyst with issues of self-worth that were probably never thoroughly analyzed during his training. Gabriel Byrne, the hot and bothered therapist who stars in the show, talked to a few therapists for research.