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Gabriel Byrne, 'In Treatment' Nightly on HBO

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Gabriel Byrne, 'In Treatment' Nightly on HBO

Gabriel Byrne, 'In Treatment' Nightly on HBO

Gabriel Byrne, 'In Treatment' Nightly on HBO

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HBO, once home to The Sopranos, has some experience with conflicted psychoanalysts. The latest one on that lineup: Paul Weston, played by Gabriel Byrne.

The central figure of In Treatment, a nightly half-hour serial adapted from an Israeli TV drama, Weston is a calm, collected counselor on the outside — and an emotional mess on the inside. Fresh Air's TV critic offers a diagnosis.