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Frank Ricci, Phd, CHt
Co-Founder / Director


The FREND Group and Dr. Frank Ricci



About Us

The FREND Group - Your complete mind-body-spirit connection.

We are a charitable health clinic specializing in improving the quality of life through positive psychology relationship counseling and behavior modification such as stress management, weight loss, smoking cessation, pain reduction, insomnia and substance abuse.

FREND 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.

It 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.

We've been honored with awards and recognition for our charitable work ...

 American Cancer Society for our treatment and education Service Grant program to help improve the quality of life for people in need

Testimonials and Endorsements from attendees, government agencies, major corporations, law enforcement, fire-fighters, health facilities and educational institutions

The 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)

Organizations receive a no-cost Service Grant that provides a free proven effective seminar/clinic for all employees.

Individuals receive a free "Private Consultation" for Life Management or Relationship Coaching.

Quite 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.

Who is Frank "Doc" Ricci?

After battling Cancer contracted from second-hand smoke. In 1994, Dr. Frank Ricci and his Wife Gwendolyn founded a charitable health clinic, The FREND Group Clinic and Institute for Self-Improvement. FREND's proprietary program integrates treatment for the mind, body and spirit. Today, Dr. Ricci is a highly regarded Inspirational Speaker, Behavioral Therapist and Life Management Coach.

Frank was raised in Rhode Island in a hard working Italian immigrant family. He joined the United States Air Force at nineteen and attended Engineering School outside Washington, DC where he received a degree in Computational Geodetics and Secret Clearance.

He says, one of the highlights of his military career was attending the inauguration of fellow New Englander, President John F. Kennedy whose wife was also from Rhode Island. After six years of military service during the Vietnam War, Frank received an honorable discharge.

Frank continued his education and received a degree in Computer Programming and worked in defense as a Scientific Programmer Analyst and received a PhD in Metaphysical Theology and a certification as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

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