Our mission is to offer high quality therapy and psychological services to the international community in Finland

Compass Psychology aims to provide high-quality psychological and therapy services to the international and English-speaking communities in the Helsinki region and beyond. All our psychologists are registered with VALVIRA, the Finnish national health authority, and adhere by high standards of confidentiality, professionalism and competence.  You can BOOK WITHOUT A REFERRAL for short term individual or couples therapy by emailing us at info@compasspsychology.fi or calling our number +358 449445717 on Tuesday mornings 8.30am – 11.30am. The standard session cost is 105€ per 50 minutes. We also offer supervision, training, parenting programs, consultations and psychological testing. See our services page here

Free Webinar!

Dr Hatty Francis-Ehnholm, psychologist, is offering a free webinar on 23rd May 2023 at 18.00.

Hatty will give tips and advice on how to survive without childcare and school for the long Finnish summer and have fun while you are doing it!

She will present for one and a half hours in an online seminar. Read more here and sign up below to get your place!

Free Webinar

Summer with the Kids: A survival guide

Date: 23.5.2023

Time: 18.00

Hatty and Lisa

Welcome to Compass Psychology

We currently have five Clinical Psychologists who are registered and working in Helsinki, Finland – Annabel, Hatty, Kim, Amy and Annelies If you or a family member of loved one is seeking psychological therapy please contact us for an appointment. For further information on what to expect from your first session,  read our FAQ page. We also have a trained facilitator, Dr Lisa Smith, in the Compass Psychology team. She is facilitating our Incredible Years and parenting adolescent programs.


Sessions held between 8am and 4pm will be charged at the following rates:

  • 105€ for individual sessions (50 minutes)
  • 170€ for extended individual sessions (80 minutes)
  • 120€ for couples or family therapy sessions (50 minutes)
  • 185€ for extended couples or family therapy sessions (80 minutes)

There is an out of hours surcharge for all sessions starting at or after 4pm of 10€.

Please note that as a clinical psychology service, the cost of each session not only includes the 50 minutes of consulation time, but also any  correspondence, phone calls, emails, note taking, brief psychological assessment or letter writing that may be required. For example, letters to your doctor, school or social worker are included in this cost, as are emails and the provision of references, resources and materials as needed.

Compass Psychology is located in Kluuvi in central Helsinki

We have two offices. Our new office (as of March 2023) is at Vuorikatu 22 A 8 near Exit B of University of Helsinki metro station.

Our old office, Compass Centre, is located centrally near Helsinki city centre at Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 3 B 9 in Töölö, just a short walk from the central Railway station  or Kamppi. Parking is available on the street.

Internships at Compass Psychology

We are currently accepting applications for internships for Clinical Psychology students seeking a placement in Helsinki, Finland starting mid August or September 2023. Our internships offer:

  • adequate experience in working with clients in individual therapy, long term and short term
  • group therapy and psychology programs and interventions
  • professional development opportunities on a weekly basis
  • high quality individual supervision
  • all office and therapy room facilities

Applicants must be:

  • Currently attending university.
  • Trained in CBT or similar therapy methods and be able to conduct therapy with clients in a private practice setting
  • in the 5th or 6th year of studies and are in the final stages of their studies and have suitable supervision and insurance for an external placement from their higher education institute.
  • Be willing to pay for weekly supervision fees

Please send your CV to info@compasspsychology.fi

**Please note that we are not able to facilitate TE office or similar internships (paid or unpaid) within Finland due to insurance and licensing requirements**

Therapy rooms for rent

Compass Centre is available to rent for therapists on an hourly basis upon application. You can read more about the rooms here.