Black, Latino children do better with evidence-based therapy than talk therapy

by Kathleen Megan | The CT Mirror

Rhaili Lowe, right, and her mother Stephanie Parnther sought help through the Village for Children & Families in Hartford. Photo provided by Kathleen Megan

When Rhaili Lowe was 10-years-old she was anxious, having trouble sleeping and concentrating, and wasn’t herself with her friends or family.

Rhaili was living with the memory of being molested by her father, and fear and confusion were weighing on her.

So her mother brought her to therapy in Manchester, where she talked and played games with a therapist for several months but didn’t improve. In fact, Rhaili, who is now 14,  doesn’t remember the the