A jaw-dropping true story that may even save your life. Sometimes we all need a little help. Professional help. But what if your therapist had issues of their own? This hilarious tale has entertained and amazed audiences around the world, shining a comedic light on issues of grief and depression through an autobiographical lens.
★★★★★ ‘Wildly entertaining and effortlessly funny’ Broadway Baby
★★★★ ‘Bulletproof confidence and a gag-rich script’ Chortle
This is some hard-hitting comedy. An update and reboot of Gordon’s previous hit show A Man for Two Seasons, That Boy Needs Therapy
features new stories and directorial input from Damian Callinan (The Merger). It won the weekly comedy award at Perth Fringe World in 2020, and got some great reviews:
★★★★ "Southern’s ability to pull this show together with effective callbacks around mental health in an inclusive and genuinely funny way makes That Boy Needs Therapy a glittering jewel in the crown of his impressive comedy career." X-Press Perth
★★★★ "A funny and compelling yarn" Chortle
With the topic of men’s mental health standing front and centre, the tale contains startling revelations. Belly laughs and face-palms are delivered in equal measure.
★★★★1/2 ‘Southern may be one of the most talented comedians on tour at the moment’ West Australian
★★★★ ‘Joy personified’ Herald Sun
A regular face on the Australian festival circuit, Gordon has gained fans across several festivals including completely sold out seasons in Melbourne from 2011 to 2015, and has several comedy award nominations in Australia, New Zealand and Edinburgh.“Comedy that hits you right between the eyes… It’s no surprise he has accolades piling up like some comedy war hero. He’s a great act.” Dominion Post, NZ