Mr Joseph Pellicano

Academic Qualifications

Master in Counselling – University of Malta
Postgraduate Certificate in Education – University of Malta
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Mentoring – University of Malta
Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Human Studies – University of Malta


Mr Joseph Pellicano is a registered counsellor who holds a Master’s degree in Counselling from the University of Malta. He also works as a Religion and Guidance teacher, bringing with him experience from both State and Church schools. Through his private practice and other counselling experiences, he has collaborated with a number of local foundations and organisations that have been acknowledged for their valuable work in the social sector in Malta. Among them are Caritas Malta, The Karl Vella Foundation, and DAR Bjorn.

In his practice, Mr Pellicano has worked with adults, adolescents, and children who have faced difficult experiences and challenges such as anxiety, PTSD, trauma, depression, grief, addiction, parenting concerns, relationship problems, attachment disorders, and terminal illness. He believes in an integrative approach that allows for adaptation and adjustment to the unique demands of each individual.

Since he believes that the Church plays an important role in people’s well-being, Mr Pellicano participates in a variety of parish and diocesan programs. He has wide expertise in the voluntary sector, having worked with organizations that focus on the well-being of various minority groups and having launched multiple projects to assist vulnerable individuals.