"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion."

-Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness

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At Maitri, we offer services for individuals and organizations.  We offer podcasts, blog insights, and conduct research.  we look forward to working with you to create a world guided by compassion and love. 


At Maitri, share with individuals wisdom to become more loving and compassionate towards themselves and others.  Are you ready to receive more love in your life? Are you ready experience more love in your relationships with others? then click the link below.


Organizations founded on compassion fare better than organizations that do not.  Organizational compassion is associated with increased worker retention, satisfaction, purpose, as well as greater profitability and greater customer care because workers feel valued and seen.   Want to find out how to improve your organizational culture with compassion?

Self-compassion classes
Organizational Support


Gissele Taraba, has a Masters in Epidemiology and an MSW. She is a trained mindful self-compassion teacher. Her thesis focused on compassion in child protection. She has experience overseeing HR, IT, Finance, Learning and Development, Quality Assurance, and Property Management. She has vast experience in the not-for-profit sector.
Gissele Taraba
Mandy Peck-Neil, MA, BA, CYC, is a trained mindful self-compassion teacher. She is a Registered Psychotherapist and Play Therapy Associate. She has worked in Children's Mental Health almost 40 years, and has been teaching at community college for 15 years. She also has a private practice where she works with children with trauma.
Mandy Peck-Neil
David Taraba, has a BSc. in Biological Sciences, JITH certificate "The Higher Self", is a practitioner of the healing arts and is a student of Mastering Alchemy. He has been an entrepreneur for over 12 yrs in the manufacturing field and a seeker on the spiritual path for over 25 yrs. He has gained experience and wisdom which makes him a valuable teacher and supporter in transformational learning.
David Taraba


At Maitri, we are committed to generosity.   We will match every dollar you contribute towards ensuring compassion and love training is accessed by individuals from marginalized communities (child protection clients, students, people living in poverty) who may not otherwise be able to access resources.  These contributions will NEVER go towards anything other than direct client service. 

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