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 their community
Humanitarian Award presented
to Frank Ricci for enriching the lives of Downs Syndrome children
(Prior to establishing FREND)
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
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 Island".
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
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.