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Seasons: 3 2 1 Years: 2013 2012 2011

A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after therapist... See more »

Awards:
  • Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
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  Nico Careles (38 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Dani Santino (38 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Terrence King (38 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Matthew Donnally (29 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Lindsay Santino (29 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Ray Santino Jr. (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Coach Pat Purnell (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
Brandon S.K. Porter ...
  Demetrius Cooks (23 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jaye Tyroff ...
  Football Player (12 episodes, 2011)
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  Jeanette Fiero (11 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Paloma (10 episodes, 2013)
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  Connor McClane (10 episodes, 2013)
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  Reggie Clark / ... (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
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  Jasmine (10 episodes, 2013)
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  Football Player (10 episodes, 2011)
DuRa Brown
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Greg Clarkson ...
  Reporter #1 / ... (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
Karen Henning ...
  V3 Agent (9 episodes, 2013)
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  Troy Cutler (8 episodes, 2013)
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  Sheera Kane (8 episodes, 2013)
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  Rex Evans (8 episodes, 2013)
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  Bennett (8 episodes, 2013)
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  Abby Bruce / ... (7 episodes, 2013)
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  Devin (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
Holly Firfer ...
  Reporter #1 / ... (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  New York Hawks Assistant Coach (7 episodes, 2011)
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  Department Head (7 episodes, 2013)
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  Stanzi Palmer (6 episodes, 2013)
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  Tom Wizinski (5 episodes, 2013)
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  Hank Griffin (5 episodes, 2012-2013)
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  Marshall Pittman (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
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  Juliette Pittman (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
Tom Werme ...
  Reporter / ... (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
Angelina Arola ...
  Department Head (5 episodes, 2013)
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  Laura Radcliffe (4 episodes, 2011)
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  Rob Maroney (4 episodes, 2012)
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  Noelle Saris / ... (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
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  Angela (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
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  Damon Razor (4 episodes, 2012)
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  Olivia DiFlorio (4 episodes, 2012)
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  Joe 'Toes' Kittridge (4 episodes, 2013)
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  Tony Baldwin (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
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  News Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Grace Hartsfield ...
  V3 Model (4 episodes, 2013)
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  Gabrielle Pittman (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
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  J.D. Aldridge (3 episodes, 2011)
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  Vivica Stevens (3 episodes, 2011)
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  Margo Ciccero (3 episodes, 2011)
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  Darryl Hutchinson (3 episodes, 2013)
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  Dr. Albert Gunner (3 episodes, 2013)

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Plot Summary

A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after therapist for high-profile clients. Athletes, entertainers, politicians, and others living in the spotlight clamor for her unique brand of tough love therapy during their moments of crisis. Although her career is reenergized, it wreaks havoc on her life as a newly minted single mom of two teenagers. Written by USA Network Publicity

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Taglines Jock therapy. See more »
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Also Known As
  • La diva du divan (France)
  • Dr. Dani Santino - Spiel des Lebens (Germany)
  • Terapia de choque (Spain)
  • Unelmien kolhimat (Finland)
  • Doktor D (Hungary)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia Although the show takes place in New York they actually film in Atlanta. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012). See more »

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