About us

About Us
Joanne Lloyd is the founder of Per4m. I started with a simple idea: to start a business that has a positive impact on the lives of others. I have been fortunate to gather invaluable colleagues to make our programs successful. Our success comes from the fact that we love what we do.
Our team consists of a multi-skilled team for the various services offered.
To learn about new techniques and innovative treatments, we take part in.
Continuing Medical Education modules on a regular basis. The founder, Joanne Lloyd is a registered counselor with the HPCSA (Health Professional’s Council of South Africa). She qualified with a BA Sports Science from the University of Stellenbosch in 1995 and a BPsych from Midrand Graduate Institute in 2008.
During her time at Stellenbosch, she played hockey for Maties and Western Province. She taught physical education at St. Stithians Collegiate and boys prep where she coached the sport at both school and provincial level. She then moved on to personal training where she worked for Webber Wentzel Bowens as their in-house trainer for 5 years. Since completing her BPsych in 2008, Joanne has been specialising in substance abuse and dealing with addictive disorders. Joanne has had extensive exposure to the major drug rehab centers in South Africa. Various areas whereby she obtained her clinical experience include:
  • The Crescent,
  • The clinic
  • Houghton House treatment Centre
  • First Step Recovery Centre
  • As well as her own private practice since 2008.

She is equipped to deal with psychological and emotional needs of individuals seeking treatment. She has experience in trauma, general counseling, group therapy, and has a special interest in addiction counseling. She works with corporates on developing their substance abuse policies and implementing and conducting their social responsibility programmes on“Substance abuse in the workplace”.

She has made steroid and supplement abuse her focus and has dedicated time and attention to research surveys and interviewing individuals to get to the art of what’s going on in the steroid and supplement world both on and off the sports field.The high-performance programme has developed through working with elite sportspersons as well assisting those who have fallen victim to the steroid and performance enhancing drug world of sport.