Helsinki Psychotherapy Institute

Study a unique UWE Bristol awarded degree in Finland. Taught in Finnish, the UWE Bristol partnership with Helsinki Psychotherapy Institute is a unique and innovative offering in Finland.


The Helsinki Psychotherapy Institute is a privately owned educational institution dedicated to the advancement of specialist skills in the helping professions. It has well established and publicly recognised training programs in Psychotherapeutic Skills, Supervision and Psychotherapy running as one, two and three-year programmes respectively, ranging from 30-70 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) study points.

Founded in 2006, over 1,000 students have completed training programmes in the Institute.


Helsinki is the capital of Finland. It is Finland's major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe's major cities. Approximately 70% of foreign companies operating in Finland have settled in the Helsinki region. The Helsinki metropolitan area generates approximately one third of Finland's GDP.


Please note that we are not currently recruiting to these courses.

  • MSc Solution Focused Therapy
  • PGDip in Solution Focused Therapy