About Therapeutic Solutions

Therapeutic Solutions (Addictions) is a social research organisation that aims to enhance the effectiveness of substance misuse, offender health and related services through innovation, science and training.

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Therapeutic Solutions (Addictions) offers a range of analytical, research and evaluation expertise across substance misuse, mental health and criminal justice settings. We have produced over 250 reports since 2006 that covers government reports, needs analyses, evaluations and service reviews alongside key peer-reviewed papers. Our work also received an award from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse in 2015.

Our clients have included government departments, local authorities and local or national third sector organisations and charities.


Arun Sondhi PhD, MBA, MSc
Research Manager

Arun is an experienced researcher with nearly thirty years’ experience in research, evaluation and analysis across criminal justice, offender health, mental health and substance misuse sectors.

Arun was previously a senior manager at Connexions in the East of England, and prior to that a civil servant at the Home Office where he worked on national household surveys (British Crime Survey and Youth Lifestyle Surveys) and led on the national evaluation of drug arrest referral schemes. He also worked at Imperial College on substance misuse epidemiology and was the Manager for the equivalent of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) for London and the East of England region. Arun has a PhD from Middlesex University, a MSc from the University of London and an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading.

John Bull
Associate

Jon is a qualified therapist and member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). He has led on the development and creation of a range of resources that have earned national awards and Department of Health models of good practice. One of the largest pieces of work was a joint project with the University of Birmingham and Therapeutic Solutions to develop a bespoke young people’s treatment model. This model has led to significant service improvements in the team he currently manages and has addressed needs that had long been an issue.

Eddie O’Brien
Administration Assistant

Eddie is a volunteer and peer mentor in substance misuse and criminal justice. Eddie proof reads reports and provides administrative support.

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Search here for links to reports, papers and toolkits. Our latest publications include:

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Using a retrospective case review, we deployed a hierarchical cluster analysis using Ward’s linkage method to examine segments in an inner-London treatment population.

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We analysed 1,313 online responses from around Europe to assess the association between relationship status and living with dependent children on recovery capital of people in recovery from drug addiction.

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