The Treatment is an American romantic comedy film released in 2006 starring Chris Eigeman and Famke Janssen and produced and directed by Oren Rudavsky.
It is based on a novel with the same title by Daniel Menaker.
The film begins with Jake Singer (Eigeman) meeting up with Julia (Stephanie March) in an attempt to rekindle their relationship; she however, informs him that she is recently engaged and has been wanting to call him to tell him. The wedding will be in Aspen but she invites him to her pre-wedding party in New York.
Jake, the son of a retired physician Arnold Singer (Harris Yulin), is an English teacher and somewhat of a basketball coach at Coventry, a Manhattan private school. He becomes involved with Allegra Marshall (Janssen) the widow of a wealthy gentleman who died suddenly from a cardiac embolism.
Jake seeks treatment from psychoanalyst Dr. Ernesto Morales (Ian Holm) who frequently surprises Jake in the form of hallucinations attempting to shape or modify his behavior....