Meet Karen Perkins – Searchmate’s Dating Coach
Karen joined Searchmate originally in 2014 as a Dating Coach, helping clients dating experiences go smoothly, to get the most from them and most importantly to enjoy them. Her background is as a Life & Dating Coach. She has run her successful coaching practice for 12 years after a career in senior management with Housing & Community organisations.
Karen is based in Sheffield but coaches across the UK and globally by Skype. She regularly speaks on dating & relationship issues on BBC Radio Sheffield, Radio 5 and student radio stations. She has been featured in Prima Magazine, Saga Magazine, the Sheffield Star & Telegraph & the Daily Telegraph amongst others.
Following her own divorce, Karen tried lots of different ways to meet a new partner, online & offline, all valuable learning for her coaching. She met her partner of over 7 years offline through a “speeddate walking” event she set up, just to prove that our type of dating works!
Client Testimonials and Feedback
Here is just a tiny sample of the very positive feedback we get about Karen’s involvement:
“Karen helped me be clear on what type of man and relationship could suit my busy life and juggling teenagers and a job! Her perceptive questions and tips improved my dating, and how I decide who to date! I now allow myself to see Dating as Fun, not a chore. I have a choice now, and the pressure is off!! I look forward positively to meeting new men, having a fun date, and possibly look forward to a long term meaningful relationship. ”
Dating Divorcee Sheffield, name supplied
“Our client was really pleased with his dating coaching session and said that he thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you. Fingers crossed that all works out for him. 😊 “ May 2019
“Hi Karen, Thank you for your email. I had very good feedback from our client. You made a real difference to her life“ Dating Options Matchmaker 2019
“ Dear Karen, Thank you for being so understanding …your help was truly appreciated” Dating Options Coach 2019