(about his role on "The West Wing")
Adam Arkin: I've known a few therapists, socially and I've been in therapy myself. I was trying to model that doctor's bedside manner around those experiences. I owe a huge amount to, first and foremost, how beautifully written that episode was. It was the road map of how to approach that material. I got to work almost exclusively with Brad, so it was kind of a win, win situation. I would have been hard pressed to blow it.