Grant" is an award of Professional Service to Others
200 organizations nationally have taken advantage of our no-cost Service
Grant that pays all professional fees and ancillary costs for a proven-effective
and inspirational group seminar/health clinic.
is free to participating organizations and all their personnel are
invited to attend free (With your organization's approval, employees'
family, 12 years old or older, may also attend free).
Grant is a gift of life to organizations that want to help employees
lead healthier, happier more productive lives and a healthier, happier
workforce can lead to a more profitable bottom line.
proven-effective program is designed to eliminate stress, excess weight,
smoking, pain, insomnia and improve general health. It is the
most advanced, effective, and safest approach we know of today for
behavior modification, stress reduction and stress-related issues.
Over 200 major
corporations, government agencies, law enforcement,
health organizations and professional
have taken advantage of our proprietary program.
It is based on research at internationally respected institutions
like Stanford, Harvard, UCLA, John Hopkins and Mayo Clinic and attendees
learn clinically proven methods that can empower and dramatically
improve their health by applying the latest in motivational psychology
and behavioral improvement.
see first-hand how this special presentation is educational, inspirational
and a fascinating adventure into how to improve the quality of their
It is presented in terms that are easy to understand and adopt, to
enhance personal growth and improve health. Participants gain valuable
insight and awareness into why they make decisions that adversely
affect their health and learn proven effective skills that can free
them from past negative conditioning.
addition, with your organization's participation, we will gift every
employee that attends a free Stress Reduction Audio CD Program clinically
proven to significantly reduce stress quickly and safely (No known
negative side effects).
changes take place quickly
Attendees acquire a new level of confidence in their innate abilities,
an increased feeling of self-worth and an inner strength that remains
with them long term and an ability to be more productive.
enjoyed a virtual 100% approval rating since 1994 from those we've
serve , such as The
American Cancer Society,
California State Association of Counties,
California Association of Highway Patrolmen and California Police
Chiefs Association (See endorsements below).
Frank Ricci, co-founded The FREND Group after he contracted
Cancer from second-hand smoke (He did not smoke). His original
mission was to help smokers quit. After decades of dedication to improving
the quality of life for people in need, FREND has expanded its service
to other areas suxh as stress, weight, insomnia, pain and more. Dr.
Ricci is a nationally respected leader in behavior modification and
sought-after cliinical and inspirational speaker to hundreds of organizations
and over six thousand events to his credit.
part of his life's work to improve the quality of life for people
in need, Dr. Ricci received a "Humanitarian Award" for his
compassionate work with Down Syndrome children.
FREND Group also dedicates a portion of their time and treasure to
charities like the American Cancer Society and research to combat
chronic stress, obesity, smoking and addictive behavior.
Angeles Urban League recommends The FREND
Group and Dr. Ricci, Director/Co-Founder, for inspiring inner-city
youth to achieve academic success (1972)
endorsed the use of Clinical Hypnotherapy as an ideal treatment
for behavior modification and elimination of undesirable habits
such as Chronic Stress, Excess Weight, Smoking and more (1958)
Psychological Association (APA)
endorsed Clinical Hypnotherapy as a branch of Psychology (1960)
Medical Association (AMA)
endorsed the use of Clinical Hypnotherapy as an alternative
to Chemical Anesthesia for Pain Relief and Surgical Anesthesia
National Institute of Health (NIH)
recommends Clinical Hypnotherapy as treatment for Chronic Pain,
Anxiety and Addictions
to Organizations we serve
No Cost to your Organization
No Cost for your Employees to Attend
No Cost to Employee’s Family to Attend (Based
on approval of Organization)
Will Not Interfere with your Production
(Held during off-duty hours)
all professional fees via this Service Grant and do virtually
all the work
only credited professional clinicians to conduct the session
free proven-effective professional group behavior modification
free, a nationally respected clinical program that can decrease
health care costs, reduce absenteeism, increase productivity,
and produce a healthier motivated workforce
proven-effective behavior modification treatment for the following
disorders: excess weight, chronic stress, and substance abuse
such as, smoking, alcohol, and illegal drugs
complete disclosure regarding our program
our commitments to you, your organization and your people
We WILL NOT
your people toward any medical products; dentistry, acupuncture,
chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy or religious organizations
prescribe, or administer medical care
for physical addresses or telephone numbers
Ulys Stapleton, City Attorney, Grants Pass, OR says, "To my
amazement, since the session I have been successful in changing
my behavior beyond my wildest dreams."
of California says,
information was not simply textbook, it was real life experiences
which I could relate to. My family members are able to see the difference
and have commented on how healthy and relaxed I am.”
To learn more about our "Service Grant" program,
Click here to email your request. Write
in the body of your email: Attention
Dr. Ricci, we would like to learn more about your free seminar/clinic
for our employees (Please include your name, title and contact information).
leave refreshed, relaxed, motivated and self-confident. They learn
how to take charge of their health and look forward to improving
the quality of their life.
attendees say, stress and tension was eliminated or significantly
reduced during the session and remained so long afterward. Stress-induced
headaches and muscle pain disappeared and
now have new knowledge and skills to control stress and stress-related
people report, typically losing 8 to 35 pounds naturally
within the first six weeks with no fad or starvation diets. Others
report losing 50 to 75 pounds or more over an extended period
of time (one client reported losing 125 pounds).
and chewers report quitting with no negative withdrawal symptoms
and no weight gain. One attendee recently wrote that she quit
two packs of cigarettes per day (Three on weekends). She feels
much healthier now and delighted that she saves over $400 every
month. What's more, she achieved this after attending just one
say they no longer suffer from insomnia, stopped drinking excessive
alcohol, biting their fingernails. They maintain a more positive
attitude toward themselves, family and co-workers.
reinforcement audio programs are available to attendees by request.
Used as directed, these programs enhance success. They are proven
safe and effective and attendees can use them anytime in the privacy
of their home plus share them with loved ones in need,
twelve years old or older.
are whatever you believe you are
Ricci's seminar/clinics are not just clinical, all attendees receive
free behavioral modification treatment and a fascinating life improvement
education referred to as the "The wow factor". Attendees
can experience immediate positive results.
a Seminar/Clinic Consists Of
attendees arrive they may select any unoccupied seat (Hearing
impaired should sit as close to the speaker as possible), they
receive a brochure which provides complete information about what
to expect during the presentation.
seminar/clinics are conducted by a clinician with extensive experience
in mind/body wellness and behavior modification.
sessions consist of a comprehensive and priceless education on how
the mind influences the body to create either a healthy (aka Success)
or an unhealthy (aka Failure) lifestyle. Positive psychology, guided
imagery and progressive relaxation are designed to naturally and effectively
modify behavior - Many attendees experience immediate dramatic results.
Half - The MIND
receive a fascinating and comprehensive education on how the
mind influences the body to create a healthy or unhealthy lifestyle.
to effectively modify their belief system to improve their life and
learn about the "Theory of the Mind", The Pain/Pleasure
Principle, Progressive Relaxation, Positive Visualization and how
the link between cause and effect of stress and anxiety can lead to
such as smoking, excess weight, pain, insomnia,
poor overall health and in some cases premature death.
Spirit is the outward expression of how someone feels and how the
Mind and Body are working together. All three, Mind, Body and Spirit
work as one, you cannot affect one without affecting the others.
is why this program is geared to help improve the whole person
and enjoys an exceptionally high success rate.
then experience the first of two enjoyable relaxation techniques designed
to easily eliminate stress and associated pain in minutes.
learn about advanced programs they and their family can use to achieve
and maintain a positive and stress-free lifestyle.
addition, they receive a fascinating education on the "Theory
of the Mind" and how the roles the conscious and subconscious
minds play in ones life. How the mind influences the body to create
either a healthy or an unhealthy lifestyle, how we create addictive
behavior, positive psychology, guided imagery, the comfort zone, various
states we enter during our normal day such as the beta, alpha, theta
and delta ranges and what they mean, and progressive relaxation techniques
designed to naturally and comfortably eliminate stress and tension
and stress-induced pain.
attendees notice that stress, tension and stress-induced pain they
had when they arrived (e.g. headache and muscle ache) have dramatically
reduced or completely disappeared. Many attendees report having pain
daily for months and years only to find it gone after just one fifteen
minute treatment. Those who arrive as
skeptics become firm believers.
the intermission most people are amazed at how relaxed they feel.
Those with stressful jobs experience the most dramatic relief (e.g.
Law Enforcement and Firefighters).
Half - The BODY
learn about one of the most addictive substances known and how manufacturers
use this substance to manipulate them into buying their unhealthy
learn how they can quit
smoking with no weight gain and no negative withdrawals - One
attendee who quit two packs of cigarettes per day and three on the
weekend, said she is much healthier plus saves over $400 each month.
people learn how they can
lose all the excess weight they want naturally, with no fad or starvation
attendees also enjoy
additional additional benefits other than stress reduction, smoking
cessation or weight loss.
Ricci also focuses on the relationship between how you think and what
you eat. For example, the thought process and its relationship to
excess weight and smoking. How smoking is a stimulant and not a sedative,
as most smokers incorrectly believe.
Dr. Ricci is a Cancer survivor, who contracted it from second-hand
smoke so he knows first-hand what it takes to avoid and survive this
deadly disease. He emphasizes one of the major components in fighting
Cancer and it is proper nutrition and the defensive role it plays.
As shown above, The American Cancer Society supports The FREND Group's
program and we share their guidelines to eating healthier with our
reinforcement program helps people look forward to the importance
of drinking more water to assist in weight loss. Frank shares how
the Administrator of the Big Valley Band of Pomo Indian Tribe
easily lost ten pounds with one simple instruction.
then guides attendees through their second reinforcement stress reduction
technique that can help them also quit smoking and/or lose excess
weight naturally including stress-related pain.
find this experience extremely beneficial. Many feel as if they just
had eight hours of refreshing sleep. Many contact us later and say,
that night they had one of the most peaceful nights sleep they ever
look forward to taking charge of their health and improving the quality
of your life. They leave feeling positive about themself
and the treatment they received. Many attendees feel like a new person,
more positive and look forward to eating healthier and having freedom
from stress and stress-related issues.
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