Ms Chireal Shallow

Registered Consultant Psychologist

Chireal Shallow

Ms Chireal Shallow is a highly experienced psychologist. She provides a wealth of experience in providing expert testimony as well as detailed and thorough medical legal reports in criminal, civil and family proceedings.

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Ms Shallow is a very experience Consultant Psychologist with over 25 years’ experience.  She undertakes independent assessments in a variety of areas and write reports for the courts relating to children and parents or other family members.

Ms Shallow has gained a wealth of experience which she utilises during her assessments for expert witness work. She has worked with Courts, Local Authorities and Prisons on both family and criminal cases. She has also assessed children, adults and also global families preparing capacity, cognitive and full reports for use in pre-proceedings, care and criminal proceedings.

Experience of giving evidence

I have worked as an Expert witness since 2016 I have prepared over 1000 reports within forensic, pre-proceedings and Family Court Proceedings and directly to Panels. These reports have covered the following areas:

  • Private and Public Law assessments of children and adults
  • Fitness to Plea/Capacity
  • Full psychological assessments
  • IQ assessments

Cases undertaken

  • Fitness to plead
  • Parole board reviews
  • Personal injury cases
  • Clinical negligence
  • Capacity (including court of protection)
  • Housing matters
  • Family proceedings
  • Criminal proceedings
  • Forensic
  • Global Family Assessments
  • Historic Sexual Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Risk Assessments
  • Road Traffic Accident
  • Second Opinion
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Domestic violence
  • Substance misuse and addiction
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Neglect
  • Sleep and Behavioural difficulties

Specialist assessments offered

  • Cognitive assessments
  • HCR-20 to assess and manage risk of violence
  • Capacity assessments
  • Personality Assessments
  • Mental Health Diagnosis assessments
  • Assessment of Adults and Children
  • Treatment of Anxiety disorders/Depression and EUPD
  • DBT/ CBT
  • Psychotherapy
  • Parenting assessments


Ms Shallow has good availability. She is able to undertake assessment face to face and remotely. She can then produce her report 14 working days following assessment.

Qualifications and memberships


  • Psychology BSc – 1995–1998 University of East London, UK
  • Forensic MSc 2001 – 2002 University of Surrey, UK
  • Psychology BSc – 1995–1998 University of East London, UK
  • CBT Postgraduate Diploma 2009- 2010 Royal Holloway UCL, UK
  • DBT training 2010


  • HCPC Membership Number PYL24377
  • BPS 40168
  • BABCP (Full accreditation)

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