The Therapist is about a woman called Michelle Dowell. She is 34 years of age. In the play she has a number of different mentally ill patients. Her patients suffer from depression, bipolar disorder, multiple personality disorder and schizophrenia. The patients within the play represent Michelle at some point in her life. Throughout the course of the play she starts to adopt the characteristics of her patients, leaving her alone and isolated until she finds meaning in her life.