She knows what it's like to deal with trauma and abuse. So when she was thinking of how she could help others, that was the first thing she came up with.
The result was Safe Space Hideout, a foundation that started this year to help people deal with the aftermath of trauma and abuse.
Nomhle Desirée Sibiya (28) is a qualified cognitive behavioural therapist (CBT) and life coach with a BSc (Hons) in psychology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. But it is her own experiences that encouraged her to start the initiative.