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About Greg

Greg VinnicombeGreg has lived and worked in Yorkshire for 20 years and has provided solution focused training and consultancy throughout the UK and abroad. Since 1998 Greg has practised and provided training, supervision and consultancy in the solution focused approach. From 1991, he also acted as a manager of teams providing services for children, young people, families and adults. For over 25 years Greg has provided direct work with children, young people, families and adults in both community and residential settings and within the public, private and voluntary sectors.


  • Accredited Family Expert Witness (2011) 
  • MA in Child Protection (2003)
  • Advanced Award in Social Work (2003)
  • Certified Practice Teacher (1997)
  • Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (1987)

Additional Recognition

  • Expert Witness for Courts in child care proceedings where parental substance misuse is an issue
  • Honorary Tutor – Leeds University
  • Part-time Lecturer – Leeds Metropolitan University, York University and Huddersfield University

Working With

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Teams
  • Organisations
  • Courts

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Mental Health
  • BME
  • Child Care
  • Child Protection
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Support
  • Fostering and Adoption
  • Multi Agency work
  • Project Work
  • Residential Child Care
  • Substance Misuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Schools
  • Strategic Planning
  • Staff Supervision
  • Team Development
  • Youth Offending