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We've Been There, Done That, Got The T-shirt

Frustrated with the lack of free resources and support during individual encounters with ‘burn out’, the Safe Space Co-founders - Dani, Helen, and Leanne collectively agreed on a need for change.


Joining forces, they set about creating a remedy that would move beyond traditional awareness, enlisting the support of an external workforce of clinical professionals, volunteers and brands, enabling them to provide tangible solutions that help improve community well-being.

Meet The Humans That Make It Happen


Helen Hope


Dani Hakim


Leanne Sherlock

After a prolonged stint of unemployment and financial uncertainty, I'd finally reached the breaking point.


Struggling to find affordable support, I became motivated to create a service that would help prevent others from going through the same. 


Discussing this with my network, it became clear that I wasn't alone in my frustrations, so what started as a community support group quickly evolved into a social enterprise.  

I’ve had an on and off relationship with depression and anxiety my whole adult life.


Until my children's birth a few years ago, I just accepted that I was wired this way and muddled through.


On paper, I had it all, but my mind would never let me enjoy what I had because I was so absorbed in what I was missing.


A big turning point for me was when I finally got my head around self-care and began to love myself.


Leaving my job in 2019, I found myself in unfamiliar territory.

It was a stressful time but it also provided me with free time to pursue a passion for helping others.


I've always felt my purpose was greater than a pay cheque and dreamed of creating safe spaces for people in need.


Connecting with Helen and Dani allowed me to do this and has provided me with a new application for mental health too.

Meet The Experts

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Resilience Coach

Empowering teams to discover inner strength, enabling them to become more self-aware, connected & effective.

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Financial Wellbeing Coach

Improve your relationship with money and learn how to make better decisions with your personal finances.

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Empathy Coach and Author

Changing organisations from the inside out, specialising in regenerative leadership, cultural and behavioural mindset change.

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Psychologist and MindHacker

Unlearn bad habits, reduce anxiety and transform your life using the power of thought to hack into the subconscious mind.

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Clinical Psychologist

 10 years of experience specialising in mental health services for children, adolescents and adults.

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Breathwork Coach

Curator of breathing exercises and techniques, helping improve mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing.

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Talk Therapist

Personalised tools and strategies for personal growth and development using CBT, NLP and life coaching.

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Transformational Coach

Consultant, author, keynote speaker and teacher, bridging his experience into actionable outcomes that drive results.

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Mental Wellbeing Coach

Certified hypnotherapist, healer, life coach, counsellor and yoga teacher.

"True Progress Moves Beyond

Traditional Awareness"

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Our Vision

To remove the barriers that prevent people from feeling mentally well.

Our Mission

Safe Space brings mental wellbeing support to many, by providing access to a wide range of international experts, through confidential, affordable and transformative virtual workshops.

Our Intent

To put our platform in the hands of 100,000 people in need of mental health support, in the UAE, free of charge.

Our Mantra

We make sense of mental health.

Help us make our vision a reality by partnering with us and allowing our team of experts to create a long term programme for your organisation.