Charlie Goodson a former baseball player with anger issues turned anger management therapist decides to return to therapy after a bad run-in with his ex-wife's new boyfriend, the only problem is he is sleeping with the one therapist he trusts which is his best friend, Dr. Kate Wales.
Charlie has to deal with a ghost from his old carousing, baseball-playing days when a unattractive woman he slept with just to break a batting slump shows up as a new patient in group therapy, while she has it in her head that she and he are dating.
Charlie asks his group to do thirty-six hours of sleep deprivation therapy the result turns out to be opposite of what was expected.
Kate steals one of Charlie's grouped patient and this leads their long standing rivalry over who is better therapist.
Charlie falls for Jen's hot new business partner, Lori only to realize she thinks therapy is a complete scam. Patrick asks Charlie to counsel the angry ghost of his mother, who he believes is haunting him.
Charlie starts dating a brilliant coffee barista, theonly problem is that the woman is turned on by sex and avoids the risks of getting caught, alsoshe's Kate's patient.
Charlie and his ex, Jennifer, are having an issue with how he still tries to manage her life. Charlie gets a visit from Cleo who was released from prison on parole, Jennifer then decides to get back at Charlie by dating him.
Charlie has to evaluate his involvement in his patient's lives, when he accidentally helps one who enjoys other people's anger and hook up with a crazy woman.
Charlie gets an unexpected visit from father Martin, but he doesn't see him as the hyper-critical, bullying man he's known his whole life, and asks him to join him in a session with Kate. Charlie attempts to help Lacey with her road rage, but gets pulled over for throwing something at another car. Martin admits he wants to move out to California and be near Charlie.moreless