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 Jill Swindells
​"QUAL. Consultancy was born out of my concern for managing the research and theraputic processes better for research participants and counselling clients, respectively ...
bringing the essence of the person-centred counselling   approach to my qualitative research practice and, conversely, research informing my counselling practice ...
working more collaboratively ... being more empathic and transparent ... creating a more supportive relationship ... and reaching greater depths ..."
Articles & Resources

QUAL. Consultancy Services

Person-centred background and theory

​​'Why the client knows best' Article by Stephen Joseph in The Psychologist. Vol. 16. No. 6. June 2003.

GDPR/privacy policy statement

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Qualitative Research

Subcontracted freelance interviewing, moderation and facilitation for:


  • research agencies

  • independent consultants

  • organisations involved in  public participation


Member of the Independent Consultants Group (ICG)


QUAL Consultancy offers the full range of qualitative social and market research techniques.


Working  collaboratively and in a person-centred way (see  articles & resources) with research participants.

Bringing 30 years experience of working with people from all walks of life to counselling.

Working on sensitive and personal issues as well as with vulnerable and hard to reach individuals/groups.


Counselling ethics and practice informing research.


Person-centred (Rogerian) counselling services on a private or sub-contracted freelance basis ...




Research informing practice ...


'Counselling victims and witnesses of crime - are they a specialist group requiring specific knowledge or expertise?'  (See articles & resources) .


A special interest in 'Pre-Trial Therapy' - working with the Crown Prosecution Service guidance with adult and child witnesses in criminal courts in England and Wales (CPS, 2022) 


'Pre-Trial Therapy' workshops available throughout England and Wales.

Based in the Midlands.  ​Contact details on request using contact form.

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