The BEST Episodes of In Treatment

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2021

Network: HBO

A therapist is the picture of insightful perfection when dealing with his patients, but he becomes a raging ball of issues during his own therapy sessions.

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Alex: Week Eight

#1 - Alex: Week Eight

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Mar 18, 2008

Paul sticks up for his use of psychotherapy as he believes it works.

star 8.28
191 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Bryan Goluboff
Sunil: Week Seven

#2 - Sunil: Week Seven

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Dec 6, 2010

Paul is blindsided by a revelation regarding Sunilʼs therapy.

star 8.16
104 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Adam Rapp
Jake & Amy: Week Two

#3 - Jake & Amy: Week Two

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 7, 2008

Kate forces Paul to face the reality of their marriage after an abrupt end to Jake and Amy's session.

star 8.14
281 votes
Directors: Rodrigo Garcia
Writers: William Merritt Johnson
Sunil: Week Six

#4 - Sunil: Week Six

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 29, 2010

Paul is alarmed by Sunil's unpredictable behavior at home.

star 8.14
96 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Adam Rapp
Sophie: Week Eight

#5 - Sophie: Week Eight

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Mar 19, 2008

Paul tries to steer Sophie away from thinking everything is her fault and that there is often others who deserve the blame instead.

star 8.02
109 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Sarah Treem
Walter: Week Four

#6 - Walter: Week Four

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 27, 2009

Having to deal with the aftermath of his company's crisis, Walter looks back at the loyalty towards the family who owns it and the media's perception of him. Paul probes Walter's deeply rooted sense of guilt.

star 7.97
179 votes
Directors: Alan Taylor
Writers: Warren Leight
Adele: Week Four

#7 - Adele: Week Four

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 16, 2010

Adele tries to get Paul to talk about his lack of passion.

star 7.97
66 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Anya Epstein, Dan Futterman
Alex: Week Five

#8 - Alex: Week Five

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 26, 2008

Paul is pushed to the edge by Alex's knowledge of his personal life.

star 7.97
152 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Bryan Goluboff
Adele: Week Six

#9 - Adele: Week Six

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 30, 2010

Adele sees Paul's chronic indecisiveness as a source of his discontent.

star 7.96
92 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Anya Epstein, Dan Futterman
Gina: Week Seven

#10 - Gina: Week Seven

Season 2 - Episode 35 - Aired May 25, 2009

Paul and Gina's relationship crosses paths which makes them think what they want to get out of it.

star 7.93
123 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Marsha Norman
Sunil: Week Three

#11 - Sunil: Week Three

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 8, 2010

Sunil makes tea as he describes his first wedding anniversary since his wife's death.

star 7.90
69 votes
Directors: Ali Selim
Writers: Adam Rapp
April: Week Seven

#12 - April: Week Seven

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired May 24, 2009

Paul is told some news by April which prompts him to ask her about her anger issues.

star 7.90
181 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Sarah Treem
Laila - Week 6

#13 - Laila - Week 6

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Jun 28, 2021

When Laila disappears, Brooke forces Rhonda to consider how profoundly her expectations have affected the teen.

star 7.85
20 votes
Directors: Jessica Yu
Writers: Jackie Sibblies Drury
Colin - Week 4

#14 - Colin - Week 4

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 13, 2021

In their fourth and final court-ordered session together, Brooke mines the extent of Colin's evasiveness – and struggles to form a comprehensive picture of her patient.

star 7.84
25 votes
Directors: Janicza Bravo
Writers: Zack Whedon
Adele: Week Five

#15 - Adele: Week Five

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 23, 2010

Adele tries to get Paul to acknowledge his preoccupation with a troubled relationship.

star 7.81
63 votes
Directors: Courtney Hunt
Writers: Anya Epstein, Dan Futterman
Sunil: Week Five

#16 - Sunil: Week Five

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 22, 2010

Sunil's suspicions about Julia having an affair continue to rise.

star 7.80
66 votes
Directors: Ali Selim
Writers: Adam Rapp
Sunil: Week Four

#17 - Sunil: Week Four

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 15, 2010

Sunil is unnerved by parallels between Arun and Julia's marriage and a romance from his youth.

star 7.80
102 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Adam Rapp
Alex: Week Six

#18 - Alex: Week Six

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Mar 4, 2008

Alex recalls one of her latest dreams which Paul needs to work out the meaning of.

star 7.79
171 votes
Directors: Melanie Mayron
Writers: Bryan Goluboff
Mia: Week Seven

#19 - Mia: Week Seven

Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired May 24, 2009

Mia's plan doesn't work to trap Paul so she has to re-evaluate everything.

star 7.78
152 votes
Directors: Courtney Hunt
Writers: Jacquelyn Reingold
Brooke - Week 5

#20 - Brooke - Week 5

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 21, 2021

Brooke nervously prepares for a visit she's avoided for months. Later, there's nowhere to hide as Brooke stares down the barrel of past trauma to confront the root of her pain.

star 7.77
26 votes
Directors: Karyn Kusama
Writers: Jennifer Schuur
Walter: Week Seven

#21 - Walter: Week Seven

Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired May 25, 2009

Walter wants to change himself so Paul comes up with a solution to stop Walter from falling back into his old ways.

star 7.77
151 votes
Directors: Warren Leight
Writers: Warren Leight
Jesse: Week Five

#22 - Jesse: Week Five

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 23, 2010

Jesse shows up unexpectedly the night before his session.

star 7.74
123 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Sarah Treem
Sunil: Week One

#23 - Sunil: Week One

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 25, 2010

A retired math professor from Bengal, Sunil, accompanied by his son Arun and daughter-in-law Julia, reluctantly visit Paul to discuss the death of Sunil's wife six months earlier, his subsequent displacement to the U.S., and the recent tensions he's experienced while living with his son's family.

star 7.73
185 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Adam Rapp
Laura: Week Four

#24 - Laura: Week Four

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 2008

Laura tells Paul about her budding relationship with Alex.

star 7.73
159 votes
Writers: Amy Lippman
Colin - Week 3

#25 - Colin - Week 3

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2021

Brooke helps Colin realize how his hyper-focus on the opinions of others has long curtailed the development of his authentic self. After testing Brooke's boundaries, Colin makes an unusual request for their final session.

star 7.72
25 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Zack Whedon