Interview with Clinical Hypnotherapist Jakub Tencl

US Mag: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Your background, education, passions, etc.

The true beginning of my journey was an extraordinary experience in my childhood that turned me. Later I discovered martial arts because I happened to have an interest in eastern philosophies and then meditation. Meditation has become my daily practice until now and helped me to find myself and the direction in my life. Although I was involved in the area of IT technologies, I was focused on my spiritual path. And one of my discoveries on this path has determined the area of my current job. I think that the best choice in my life is to help others. I am strongly convinced that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life.

Beside my achievements in IT and related education I will tell you more about how I was educated for my current job. My alma mater became Hypnosis Motivation Institute, however prior to this experience I was studying hypnosis at Dr. Steve G. Jones. My next pursuit was to learn CBT and that happened at UK based university and followed to a PhD dissertation at the university of Charta.

I was born in the Czech Republic, but I live in the UK where I received citizenship.


US Mag: Tell our readers more about your book “Perception From a Multicultural Perspective”.

This book is extraordinary to me, it involves a lot of findings that wait for further research. Some of the conclusions are completely new and can have a huge influence on fields such as multicultural or psycholinguistics, and hypnotherapy because in this book was described the structure of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy.


US Mag: What training have you had?

I have a diploma in hypnotherapy and a PhD in hypnotherapy.


US Mag: What has been one of the most exciting achievements of your career so far?

One of the most exciting achievements has been to see that the method of self-acceptance (Lovefulness) works. And I can add another achievement – that most of the theories in the book Perception From a Multicultural Perspective were verified.That was exciting to find out.


US Mag: What’s a goal in life that you want to achieve next?

I would like to form a research team devoted to hypnosis. New theories that need research have been proposed. Now the question is where the team will be formed.But the general focus will be international.


US Mag: What motivates you to do your best work as a Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist and author?

The prerequisite for the best work using this method is the a fully mindful state. Being in the present moment is exciting, but at the same time inseparable. But as I mentioned, my motivation is also my mission and that is to help others.


US Mag: Would you like to say something about your book “The Mystery of Life”?

This book is a capturing of my spiritual search and all conclusions from my experiences. More than one reader has confirmed that this book needs to be read more times.


US Mag: Any tips or suggestions for new hypnotherapists?

My suggestion to new hypnotherapists is ‘don’t give up. Try to be patient.’.


US Mag: Everybody needs time out. What do you do in your free time?

I like classical music, so I go to concerts. But a movie at the cinema is also a good choice. Or spending time with friends.




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