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Source: Showtime

Is Showtime's New Docuseries 'Couples Therapy' Real? Shockingly So

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When we heard that Couples Therapy was coming to Showtime, our first thought was, "You mean that VH1 reality show that featured D-list celebrities?"

Though the two programs share a name, Showtime’s new docuseries couldn’t be more different from the one starring Dr. Jenn. For starters, the show follows Dr. Orna Guralnik, a celebrated clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst who teaches at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies.

Over the course of six months, cameras documented her sessions with four New York-based couples at odds over everything from sex to children. But are these eight individuals real people in need of real help or are they manufactured to entertain TV addicts like us who love to watch other people argue?