In the series premiere of this HBO drama series, a young attractive doctor (Melissa George) shocks Paul with a frank admission.
Laura stares with head in hands
An intense Navy pilot (Blair Underwood) puts Paul's credentials to the test, while recounting the unfortunate events in Iraq that drove him to therapy.
A precocious young gymnast (Mia Wasikowska) asks Paul to render his "professional opinion" on an insurance report detailing the girl's recent, suspicious accident.
A bickering husband and wife (Josh Charles and Embeth Davidtz) corner Paul on the issue they've spent the last three weeks debating: whether or not she should have an abortion.
Worried he's "losing patience with my patients," Paul pays a visit to a retired therapist (Dianne Wiest) he'd last seen nearly ten years ago.
Paul is surprised by some unexpected news from Laura about her boyfriend.
Paul Weston speaks to Laura
Alex discusses his stoic return to the bombing scene, and reveals issues he has with his wife.
Sophie vents about her team and her parents, and Paul surprises her with his psychological opinion.
After Jake and Amy's session ends abruptly, Paul's wife, Kate, forces him to confront the realities of their own marriage.
Paul's traumatic week leads Gina to make a suggestion that Paul rejects, pointing to Gina's own past in his defense.
Paul Weston with eyes closed and hand to temple
After Laura shows up late, Paul broaches a difficult subject: whether or not their sessions are helping her.
Alex gives Paul surprising news about his encounter with another patient; Paul explores the similarities between Alex and his father.
Paul probes the circumstances surrounding the breakup of Sophie's parents, as well as her relationship with her coach.
Amy examines her unusual reaction to her miscarriage, which ends up inciting Jake's suspicions.
Gina tries to get to the root of Paul's connection to Laura.
To Paul's discomfort, Laura describes in intimate detail her burgeoning relationship with Alex.
Laura kissing Alex by street
Alex describes his recent encounter with Laura, and questions whether therapy can help him.
Exhausted from staying up all night, Sophie ends up detailing the events leading up to her accident.
Paul explores the issues that have fueled Jake and Amy's volatile relationship.
An old wound resurfaces as Gina and Paul debate the boundaries that exist between therapists and patients.
A close call at the hospital triggers unexpected revelations from Laura about an older man in her youth.
Alex's intimate knowledge of Paul's private life pushes the therapist to the brink.
Sophie's mother joins her daughter's therapy session, and Paul witnesses first-hand the hostility and anger Sophie holds toward her.
The previous week's chaos gives way to a critical decision by Amy, and an emotional admission by Jake.
Kate joins Paul in therapy for the first time, where they begin examining the disintegration of their marriage.
Paul makes a point to Laura about fantasy and reality through the example of his own childhood infatuation.
After apologizing for crossing a boundary, Paul tries to decipher the meaning of one of Alex’s recent dreams.
Alex listens to Paul Weston
Sophie's gusto evaporates after Paul presses her to confront her hidden anger toward her father.
Amy considers rejecting the new and improved Jake with a destructive alternative, eliciting a warning from Paul.
Paul and Kate's concern over daughter Rosie gives way to a heated exchange about Kate's role in Paul's life.
Laura's absence gives Paul the opportunity to connect with Rosie and his oldest son Ian, with mixed results.
Alex insists he's prepared for the commitment and structure that his marriage and career offer him.
Sophie attempts to convince Paul of the unique relationship she and her father share, and sees Paul as a threat in her dreams.
Amy shocks Jake with a revelation tied to her connection with her father's death years before.
Paul bristles at Kate and Rosie's secrets, but is surprised that Gina's obligatory therapy exercise proves helpful.
A tragedy takes Paul away from the office, where a case of mistaken identity gets him in trouble.
Paul upholds the merits of psychotherapy.
Paul tries to get an agitated Sophie to stop blaming herself for her parents' mistakes.
A recent drive to his parents' home links Jake's problems with Amy to those with his father.
Paul's lament about the value of therapy gives way to a surprising revelation from Gina.
Sophie comes to terms with her father's accountability, and asserts her own independence.
Sophie on couch with tears in her eyes
Jake and Amy come to a resolution.
Jake on couch alone with arms folded
In the season finale, Paul must face the consequences of his romantic pursuit of Laura.
Laura on couch with Paul Weston
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