by Gerald Schoenewolf
His girlfriend, Millie, is meanwhile becomes jealous of this patient. Bill succeeds in integrating two of Jeanie’s personalities, but then becomes alarmed by her relationship with her sexually abusive father. He decides to drive her to her Pennsylvania home to help her get some important tape recordings. At the house he gets into a scuffle with her father. One thing leads to another and they end up in bed. The next day he tells his girlfriend and his supervisor that he’s in love with Jeanie. His girlfriend slaps him. His supervisor threatens to kick him out of the institute.
Bill walks out of the institute in a fit of temper and then quits therapy. Jeanie then begins to deteriorate and reverts to her former habit of cutting herself. In a final twist, one of her personalities, Martha, accuses Bill of rape and kicks him out of her apartment. She returns to her abusive father and he ends up in the arms of his therapist, Eve. The story concludes with her calling yet another therapist.
Bio: Dr. Schoenewolf is a licensed psychoanalyst who has been writing for films for 10 years and has completed seventeen screenplays. He recently won the WriteMovies.com Winter 2005 screenwriting contest for his play Freud in Love. Before writing screenplays he wrote and directed stage plays in New York and Copenhagen. He has also published 14 books on psychology and a handful of short fiction in Esquire, Tranatlantic Review, North American Review, Prism International, Minetta Review and Cimarron Review. He is listed in the International Who’s Who of Authors. Therapy is his second film.
Endorsements: Colleagues in the therapy field would endorse it.
Film: THERAPY has already been made into a film, and recently was selected for the New Filmmkers Series in NY.
Additional: THERAPY is a novelization of the author's earlier nonfiction case history, JENNIFER AND HER SELVES. It was brought out in mass paperback by Dell in 1993 and sold out its 100,000 printing.
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