FREND Group - Your complete mind-body-spirit connection.
We are a charitable health clinic specializing in improving the
quality of life through positive psychology, life
management coaching, relationship counseling and
behavior modification such as stress management, weight loss, smoking
cessation, pain reduction, insomnia and substance abuse.
has awarded Service Grants to more than 200 organizations nationally,
conducting free seminar/clinics for their employees and virtually
100% of over 150,000 attendees approved.
is a unique proprietary program designed to improve lives quickly
with long lasting results. It uses the latest
effective methods geared toward involving all five senses to enhance
the whole person and
can be tailored to the individual needs of any group or individual.
been honored with awards and recognition for our charitable work
for our treatment and education Service Grant program
to help improve the quality of life for people in need
from attendees, government agencies, major corporations,
law enforcement, fire-fighters, health facilities
and educational institutions
Urban League for motivating
inner-city youth to aspire to higher education and give back to
presented to Frank Ricci
for enriching the lives of Downs Syndrome children (Prior to establishing
receive a no-cost Service Grant that provides a free proven effective
seminar/clinic for all employees.
receive a free "Private Consultation" for Life Management
or Relationship Coaching.
often, when a family member is under stress, other family members
also find themselves faced with residual pressure. The old adage,
"You can't see the forest for the trees." certainly holds
true for many when they are in a pressured situation. FREND helps
clients that feel overwhelmed or stressed out put life's challenges
in perspective and find solutions to their problem so they can achieve
success in their professional and/or personal life.
is FREND's Director/Co-Founder. He was raised in a hard working
immigrant Italian family in Rhode Island. At nineteen he joined
the United States Air Force and attended the Corps of Engineers
School outside Washington, DC where he received a Secret Clearance
and a degree in Computational Geodetics.
Frank says, "One of the highlights of my military career was
attending the inauguration of a fellow New Englander and my Commander
and Chief, President John F. Kennedy whose wife also from Rhode
six years of military service Frank received an honorable discharge.
He continued his educatio and received a degree in Computer Programming
and worked in defense as a Scientific Programming Analyst.
After batteling Cancer contracted from second-hand
smoke, Frank and his Wife Gwen founded, The FREND Group Clinic and
Institute for Self-Improvement in 1994.
is a charitable teaching and treating health clinic. It's proprietary
program is complementary and integrates treatment for the mind,
body and spirit. Today, Dr. Frank Ricci is a highly regarded Inspirational
Speaker, Behavioral Therapist and Life Management Coach.