Dr Beppe Micallef-Trigona is a Maltese psychiatrist who returned to Malta after working as a consultant psychiatrist with the UK Ministry of Defence (Royal Navy), and previously, as a consultant psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service. Following his undergraduate Medical degree at the University of Malta, he completed his specialisation in psychiatry and is on the specialist register of the Malta Medical Council as well as the UK’s General Medical Council. Dr Micallef-Trigona also went on to attain an MSc in Clinical Health Management at Aston University, UK and membership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Apart from his clinical work as a psychiatrist, Dr Micallef-Trigona is a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Malta. His main research interests lie in the areas of neuropsychiatry, brain stimulation, treatment resistant depression, anxiety disorders such as OCD and Health Anxiety, early intervention in psychosis, organisational and occupational psychiatry and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is specifically involved in transcranial magnetic stimulation as well as electroconvulsive therapy research and has carried out a number of publications in this field. Dr Micallef-Trigona is the clinical lead for Malta's National Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Service, a service which has been running since 2019.
Dr Micallef Trigona is also actively involved in clinical audit and medical education, and is a trained medical assessor in the Malta Foundation Programme. He has delivered a number of public presentations at the University of Malta. Dr Micallef Trigona also has a strong interest in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and carried out postgraduate certification in CBT at Newcastle University.
Dr Micallef-Trigona was a founding member of the Malta Association of Psychiatric Trainees and served on the executive board for a number of consecutive years. Following the end of his psychiatry training, he was a founding member of the Maltese Association of Psychiatry and was elected to the first executive council.
Current Academic & Work Positions
2018 - present
2011 - present
2015 - present
2015 - 2017
2013 - 2018
2008 - 2013
2009 - 2013
Education & Training
2014Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Clinical CertificationMaastricht Brain Imaging Centre, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
2014MSc in Clinical Health ManagementAston University, United Kingdom
2014MHA Section 12 Approved ClinicianEngland
2014Specialist Registration in PsychiatryGeneral Medical Council, United Kingdom
2013Specialist Registration in PsychiatryMedical Council, Malta
2013Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Psychiatry (CCT)Malta
2013Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)London, United Kingdom
2013PgCert in Cognitive Behavioural TherapyNewcastle University, United Kingdom
2006Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MD)University of Malta