Ongoing training programmes
The training programmes currently ongoing at the University are listed below. Further information on the programmes can be obtained from the education planning officer responsible for the Psychotherapist Training Programmes or from the partner organisation indicated in connection with individual programmes.

The Psychotherapist Training Programmes are organised in cooperation with expert organisations or trainer psychotherapist groups. Graduates of the programmes are granted the right to use the protected occupational title of psychotherapist by the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira).

Integrative framework
In cooperation with trainer psychotherapists specialised in integrative psychotherapy

  • Training Programme in Individual Adult and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2018–2021
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2020–2023
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2021–2024

Cognitive framework
In cooperation with the Finnish Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (FACBT) and Luote Ltd

  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2019–2022
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2021–2024
  • Training Programme in Individual Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2021–2024

In cooperation with trainer psychotherapists specialised in cognitive psychotherapy

  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy (including hypnotherapy) 2020–2023

Cognitive-analytic framework
In cooperation with the Finnish Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy

  • Training Programme in Individual Adult and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2019–2022
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2021–2024

Cognitive-integrative framework
In cooperation with the Integrum Institute for Cognitive Therapies Finland

  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2018–2021
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2020–2023

Psychoanalytical framework
In cooperation with the Therapeia-foundation

  • Trainer Psychotherapist Training Programme in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis 2017–2021
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2018–2022
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2020–2024
  • Training Programme in Individual Adult Psychotherapy 2021–2025
  • Training Programme in Individual Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 2021–2025

Psychodynamic framework
In cooperation with the Adolescent psychotherapy foundation

  • Training Programme in Individual Adolescent Psychotherapy 2019–2022
  • Training Programme in Individual Adolescent Psychotherapy 2020–2023
  • Training Programme in Individual Adolescent Psychotherapy 2021–2024

Groupanalytic framework
In cooperation with the Finnish Group Analytic Society

  • Training Programme in Groupanalytic Psychotherapy 2021-2024

The University of Helsinki employs a competitive bidding process to select the training programmes organised in cooperation with external educational organisations. In addition, the University can organise its own training programmes. Educational organisations interested in collaboration can obtain further information on upcoming bidding processes by contacting the education planning officer responsible for the psychotherapist training programmes.

Information on upcoming training programmes is published on the training programme website no later than in the autumn preceding the relevant application period. New training programmes begin every year in August and September. Any training programmes accepting applications will be organised when the number of eligible applicants who accept the place offered to them meets the minimum size for the specific training programme group.