AS SHELDON COUNSELS AN ARMY VETERAN EXPERIENCING PTSD, HE LEARNS
OF HIS SECRETED SEXUAL TRAUMA, ON ABC'S "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
Guest Starring A.J. Langer as Erica and Stephen Amell as Scott
"Private Practice" Partners with RAINN
"The Time Has Come" - Sheldon counsels Sam's friend, Rick, an Army veteran suffering from PTSD who harbors a secreted sexual trauma; Erica and Mason are involved in a nonfatal car accident that forces Cooper and Charlotte to further come to grips with their future; Violet and Pete struggle to navigate life after marriage when he finds her kissing Scott; and Addison and Jack attend a medical conference they won't soon forget, on ABC's "Private Practice" THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2 (10:02-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
RAINN collaborated with Private Practice on the episode's depiction of male survivors of sexual assault. On behalf of the Department of Defense, RAINN operates DoD Safe Helpline, which provides support to those in the military affected by sexual assault. Live, confidential support for the DoD community can be accessed worldwide via safehelpline.org and 877-995-5247.
"Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder, Benjamin Bratt as Jake Reilly, KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King, Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman, Brian Benben as Dr. Sheldon Wallace and Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd, with Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett and Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner.
Guest cast TBA.
"The Time Has Come" was written by Jennifer Cecil and directed by Mark Tinker.
"Private Practice" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
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