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Brand Bonsall

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Building and Maintaining Trust

Posted by Brand Bonsall on April 14, 2021 | 0 comment(s)

D88F0CC7 4036 447F 81D7 EF64F92012DB 1 201 aI worked with a student recently who I will call Al. Al did not trust me and he had reason not to. He had been hurt by many people in his life and he was wary of putting his trust into another. In our first session together I noticed him watching me whenever I wrote a note. About half way into our session I asked him if he would like to read what I was writing. I was honest with him and shared what I had written and why. Al’s next statement of mistrust was to ask me, “What is your strategy here?”

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