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About Monroe Hypnosis

My name is Samuel Sanfratello and I’m the owner of Monroe Hypnosis in Pittsford, New York.   I am a National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Consulting Hypnotist and former high school teacher and church pastor. I enjoy using hypnosis to help people achieve their dreams and make meaningful life changes.

I use hypnosis with students and clients and I have created substantial life improvements for myself and thousands of people over the past 10 years.  Hypnosis (with suggestion) has been recognized by the American Psychological Association and the National Institutes of Health to help people make positive life changes. My clients report being healthier and happier after as little as 1-4 sessions thanks to my expertly customized suggestion and research based hypnosis induction methods.

Over the last decade, my clients have: lost weight, quit smoking, relieved stress, increased focus and concentration, gotten promotions at work, overcome grief and loss, managed pain, and much more.   Most of my programs have an 80-90% success rate for at least 6 months, many people experience lifelong change!  This rate has been consistent over the years because my judgement-free approach focuses on real progress and puts you in the driver seat of your life.

Monroe Hypnosis was formed by Samuel Sanfratello to help everyday people solve everyday problems. The goal of Monroe Hypnosis is to provide suggestions using hypnosis and teach self-hypnosis techniques to our clients. These techniques will help empower our clients to focus on everyday problems and focus on positive solutions. I am a Certified Consulting Hypnotist and I am certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists, the oldest and largest professional organization of hypnotists in the United States. The National Guild of Hypnotists is a professional organization dedicated to the education of hypnotists and the development of the hypnotic arts.

In addition to being a nationally certified consulting hypnotist, I have a Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Inclusive Adolescent Education from Nazareth College of Rochester. Earlier in my career, I worked in the field of marketing analytics where I analyzed the effectiveness of word and image selection on consumer choice (how marketing affects the subconscious mind of individuals). After becoming one of the youngest directors or marketing analytics in the country, I opted to attain my Master of Science degree in Inclusive Adolescent Education and teach young people. As a teacher, I utilized many of the memory enhancement, stress reduction, and confidence building techniques that are featured in the services and programs offered at Monroe Hypnosis. My clients and students have achieved fantastic results with these methods and over 90% of my clients experience success in the first month.

About Hypnosis

Hypnosis is a method of speaking that allows the client to enter an enhanced state of awareness, concentrating entirely on the hypnotist’s voice. In this state, the conscious mind is suppressed and the subconscious mind is receptive to positive, beneficial suggestions. The Hypnotist creates suggestions with the client to help the client solve every day problems. These suggestions may include: ideas, concepts and lifestyle adaptations that are aligned with the client’s highest and best interest.

The client is 100% in control at all times. Contrary to popular belief, a person being hypnotized does not bend to the will of the hypnotist. The client always has full awareness and can accept or reject any suggestions given by a hypnotist. If you would like to learn more about how hypnosis can assist you to meet your goals, schedule your initial consultation today.