Welcome to AppleMentor!



• Your Pace  • Your Priorities

Get the Most from Your Tools & Toys!

What's in it for you ...

  • iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and AppleTV training and support in a calm, comfortable, conducive-to-learning environment (not the chaos of an Apple store)

  • Help fulfilling your “Wish List”: what you want to be able to do with your Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and/or AppleTV

  • Guidance with Apple purchases, help getting started, training at your pace and according to your priorities and learning stye, ongoing help as challenges and questions arise

  • Support if you've switched from PCs to Mac … and want to learn the new terrain to get the most from your new Mac

  • As-you-need-it phone support for urgent issues using screen-sharing   

Meet Maria ...

  • ​​​With 35 years experience as a power user of "All Things Apple," psychologist, trainer, speaker, author, and Apple Mentor Maria Arapakis has trained thousands of men and women around the world.
  • From 1980 until 2010, Maria was a consultant, speaker, and trainer for people in management and sales. She guided them in managing their minds, emotions, careers, and relationships. She has given keynotes and workshops in all 50 states, throughout the UK, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. 

  • For 15 years, Maria published a newsletter read by 15,000 women. She wrote a book published by Time-Warner on the timeless issue of "boundaries": SoftPower! How to Speak Up, Set Limits, and Say No. 

  • And now, since 2010, she has enjoyed helping several hundred seniors with her All-Things-Apple Mentoring. 

Why AppleMentor?

Maria works with beginner, intermediate, and PC-to-Mac users. She welcomes helping those who feel super-challenged or simply exasperated by today’s constantly changing technologies. 

  • Now in her 8th year as an Apple Mentor, she has become dear friends with many of her 200+ clients.

  • Maria passionately believes that everyone over 60 can be enormously empowered when they become more comfortable and adept with their Apple Tools & Toys.

  • She is dedicated to training and supporting her clients:
    - in enjoyable, private sessions
    - in small classes
    - “remotely" by phone using screen-sharing for urgent issues.​

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