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 clinical interests lie in the areas of neuropsychiatry and brain stimulation, treatment of Depression, ADHD, Anxiety disorders such as OCD, Health Anxiety, Panic Disorder and Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Autism, early intervention in Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Mood DIsorder, Dementia, Fibromyalgia, capacity assessments for wills and power of attorney, 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 set up and was 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

Consultant Psychiatrist

Private Practice, Malta

2011 - present

Educational Supervisor

Malta Foundation Programme

2015 - present

Past Experience

Consultant Psychiatrist

Mount Carmel Hospital, Malta

2017 - 2023

Resident Specialist

Mater Dei Hospital - Malta

2015 - 2017

Executive Board Member

Maltese Association of Psychiatry

2013 - 2018

Consultant Psychiatrist

UK Ministry of Defence - Royal Navy



Psychiatry Trainee

Mount Carmel Hospital, Malta

2008 - 2013

2008 - 2013

Foundation Doctor


Education & Training

  • 2014Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Clinical Certification

    Maastricht Brain Imaging Centre, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • 2014MSc in Clinical Health Management

    Aston University, United Kingdom
  • 2014MHA Section 12 Approved Clinician

  • 2014Specialist Registration in Psychiatry

    General Medical Council, United Kingdom
  • 2013Specialist Registration in Psychiatry

    Medical Council, Malta
  • 2013Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Psychiatry (CCT)

  • 2013Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych)

    London, United Kingdom
  • 2013PgCert in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    Newcastle University, United Kingdom
  • 2006Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MD)

    University of Malta