Finland – FABACBT/ SKY ry.

Finnish Association for Behaviour Analysis and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Official address:

Pyhäjärvenkatu 1 A (4. krs)
33200 Tampere

Telephone: +358-40-5483200 (Office);  +358-3-3422350 (Membership secretary)




More information:

Established: 1995  

Joined the EABCT: 1999

Official languages: Finnish and Swedish


  • Chairman Tero Timonen, PhD, Adjunct Professor (University of Eastern Finland and Åbo Akademi University);
  • Board secretary Katariina Keinonen, PhD, Researcher (University of Jyväskylä and University of Tampere);
  • Membership secretary Terhi Tuomisto, MSc, Psychotherapist (Finnish Research Institute of Behavioural Science). 

Journal: Käyttäytymisanalyysi ja -terapia (Behaviour Analysis and Therapy)

Main occasions yearly: Official administrative meeting in April; scientific congress in August

Therapist training: The association arranges therapist training courses together with the University of Tampere. In addition to this, workshops by internationally recognized researchers and therapists are organized twice a year.

Scientific collaboration: The association takes part in scientific research projects and development at several universities in Finland and abroad. The primary collaborating affiliations in Finland are the Universities of Jyväskylä and Tampere and the Åbo Akademi University (Swedish speaking one in Finland). 


Number of members: 420 (2020)

Tero E. Timonen or Raimo Lappalainen