Season 1

Episode Guide

101

S1 E1
Sep 06, 2019
Annie and Mau revisit a traumatic birthday. Elaine calls DeSean twenty times a day and he's fed up. Sarah wants a baby, but Lauren isn't ready to be a mom because she just became a woman. Three months into therapy, Evelyn and Alan make a painful decision about their marriage. Dr. Orna Guralnik wrestles with an overwhelming sense of responsibility she feels for her patients. Premiere.

102

S1 E2
Sep 13, 2019
Mau needs sex every day. Back at the beginning of therapy, Evelyn feels betrayed by Alan and no longer trusts him. Orna has trouble remaining impartial. Elaine discovers a connection between her childhood trauma and her marriage.

103

S1 E3
Sep 20, 2019
A recent fight between Lauren and Sarah reveals underlying power dynamics. Orna pushes Mau and struggles with her inability to break through. DeSean is sick of failing to make Elaine happy.

104

S1 E4
Sep 27, 2019
Alan reveals the impact of his father's infidelity. Sarah wants Lauren to initiate sex. Mau's traumatic past casts a long shadow.

105

S1 E5
Oct 04, 2019
Elaine discovers the roots of her feeling that DeSean doesn't care about her. Lauren and Sarah make a pivotal decision about the future. Annie opens up about past sexual trauma and Mau loses his cool. Orna walks a tightrope.

106

S1 E6
Oct 11, 2019
Elaine and DeSean argue about the impact of racism on their marriage. Orna feels frustrated by the lack of progress. Sarah's doubts scare Lauren. Evelyn and Alan make an excruciating decision about their marriage.

107

S1 E7
Oct 18, 2019
Annie questions what they're fighting to hold on to. Lauren and Sarah are devastated, and Sarah can't shake the feeling she's being punished. Orna feels pressure to do more. DeSean is furious and Orna presses Elaine to face her past.

108

S1 E8
Oct 25, 2019
Sarah wants to feel precious, and Lauren investigates her own defensiveness. Elaine has a breakthrough while DeSean discovers his role in their struggle. Alan finally opens up and Evelyn is shocked. Annie states the brutal truth.

109

S1 E9
Nov 01, 2019
Lauren and Sarah make a choice about their future. Alan and Evelyn find a path forward. Elaine and DeSean feel a shift. Orna feels the weight of her work, and marvels at how bizarre her profession is. Finale.

The COVID Special

S1 E10
Dec 13, 2020
One-hour documentary special follows expert couples therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik as she and her patients wrestle with the 'new normal' of Covid-19 and the enforcement of stay-at-home orders. As cultural tensions, political unrest and the global pandemic push couples to their breaking points, the limits of remote therapy are put to the test.