When the COVID lockdown hits New York in March, renowned therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik is deep in therapy with many couples in crisis. Suddenly, these couples find themselves facing a radical new reality – they are literally trapped together. In therapy sessions conducted entirely over Zoom, the couples’ struggles push Dr. Guralnik to the limits of her insight and skill. Some couples are forced into conflict they can no longer avoid; some rise above to discover renewed love and connection. All emerge with their relationships profoundly changed. Watch the premiere on Sunday, December 13 at 8/7c on SHOWTIME.
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COUPLES THERAPY unlocks a hidden world: other people’s relationships. Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into the authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples. World-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik deftly guides the couples through the minefield of honest confrontation with each other and with themselves, revealing the real-life struggles — and extraordinary breakthroughs — typically hidden behind closed doors.