What inspired you to pursue a career as a PSW?

I was inspired to pursue a career as a PSW because I wanted to help people who may be vulnerable or in need of care. I have always been passionate about helping others, and becoming a PSW allows me to make a positive impact on people’s lives every day.


What are some of the most important skills for a PSW to have?

Some of the most important skills for a PSW to have include strong communication skills, empathy, patience, and the ability to work well in a team. A PSW should also have good problem-solving skills, be able to prioritize tasks, and have a good understanding of basic medical terminology and procedures.


What has been the most challenging aspect of your PSW program?

The most challenging aspect of my PSW program has been learning how to manage my time effectively. The program is rigorous and demands a lot of time and effort, and it can be challenging to balance coursework, clinical placements, and personal responsibilities. However, I have learned to prioritize my tasks and develop effective time-management strategies, which has helped me to succeed in the program.

What has been the most rewarding experience you have had as a PSW student so far?

The most rewarding experience I have had as a PSW student so far has been completing my first clinical placement. It was amazing to see how the skills and knowledge I had learned in the classroom could be applied in a real-world setting, and to see how much of a difference I could make in someone’s life by providing compassionate care.


What advice would you give to someone who is considering pursuing a career as a PSW?

My advice would be to pursue a career as a PSW if you have a passion for helping others and are willing to work hard to make a difference in people’s lives. It can be a challenging and demanding career, but it is also incredibly rewarding and fulfilling. Make sure to take advantage of any opportunities for training and professional development, and always strive to provide the best possible care for your clients.


What’s the happiest moment of your life?

As a massage therapy college student, the happiest moment of my life so far was when I received my acceptance letter into the massage therapy program. It was a moment of validation that my hard work and dedication had paid off, and I was thrilled to embark on this new journey.

What has been most difficult moment of your life?

The most difficult moment of my life so far was when I decided to leave a stable job in a completely different field to pursue my passion for massage therapy. It was a big risk, both financially and professionally, and I had to overcome a lot of self-doubt and fear of the unknown. But looking back, it was also one of the most transformative experiences of my life, as it taught me to trust my instincts, take calculated risks, and prioritize my happiness and well-being over external validation or societal expectations. It was a pivotal moment that led me to where I am today, and I’m grateful for the courage and resilience it took to make that leap.

Who is the most influential person in your life?

The most influential person in my life is my mother. She’s a strong, independent woman who has always encouraged me to pursue my passions and believe in myself. Her unwavering support and love have been instrumental in shaping who I am today.

Why did you choose to pursue this particular course?

I chose to pursue massage therapy because I’ve always been interested in the mind-body connection and the power of touch. I wanted to learn how to help people alleviate pain and stress in a natural, holistic way, and massage therapy felt like the perfect fit.

How’s your experience been at college so far?

My experience at college so far has been incredibly rewarding. The program is rigorous and challenging, but also fun and engaging. I’ve learned so much about anatomy, physiology, and various massage techniques, and I’m excited to continue developing my skills as a therapist. The community of students and faculty is supportive and inspiring, and I feel grateful to be part of it.