Last night's episode of Private Practice was emotional and solid as usual. Next week promises more of the same, with Pete's family drama taking center stage this time.
When his brother, Adam (Kyle Secor), returns and brings their sick mother (Louise Fletcher) for a consult, Pete discovers that her illness may actually be Adam's fault.
Meanwhile, in the wake of her book's success, Violet walks in on Sheldon just as he's about to take her archenemy on a date, leading to a bit of an awkward situation.
Finally, Cooper treats a young musical prodigy whose brain tumor could prevent him from ever playing the piano again. Here's ABC's promo for "The Hardest Part" ...