The combination of Beatty's charm and his compulsive need to be in control would surface with many subsequent lovers - such as actress Joyce Hyser, who ended up in therapy because of him. "Her therapist always told her that her relationship with Beatty was a mistake," Biskind writes. "He would say, 'You gotta get outta there, you gotta break it off, it's not right for you.' Beatty, who was a therapy junkie, wanted to join her. She recalls, 'Within 10 minutes, Warren had completely taken over the session. My therapist was saying to me, "Why do you feel you need to leave?" My therapist was totally in love with him.' "