FREND Group is a charitable teaching and treatment clinic specializing
in stress management, weight loss, smoking cessation, pain reduction,
insomnia and substance abuse.
than 200 organizations nationally have been awarded our no-cost "Service
Grant" and endorsed our free seminar/clinics and Virtually 100%
of over 150,000 attendees have approved our proprietary "Improving
Your Quality of Life" program.
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 whose lives dramatically improved after attending
just one seminar/clinic
from 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 Frank Ricci?
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".
receiving an honorable discharge, Frank continued his education, received
a degree in Computer Programming and worked in defense as a Scientific
Computer Programmer. (Eventually receiving his Doctorate.)
Ricci was also gifted with an exceptional singing voice. He is the
tenth generation of Vocal Artists and Opera Singers in his family,
dating back to around the year 1700.
performed internationally and Headlined in Las Vegas alongside legends
like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Reba McEntire,
Tony Bennett, Marty Robbins, Tammy Wynette and dozens more. However,
after years of notoriety and travelling the world, things were about
to change dramatically in his life.
in smoky showrooms took its toll and Frank contracted Cancer from
second-hand smoke. After several months of treatment and
recuperation he did not have the energy to perform. Frank prayed,
that should he be blessed with a complete recovery from this life
threatening disease he would dedicate his life to helping people in
need avoid a similar situation.
Establishes Charitable Health Clinic
One thing his parents instilled in their children was "You can
truly accomplish anything you put your mind to". Frank returned
to school and received a Doctorate in Theological Counselling and
a Degree in Clinical Hypnotherapy.
In 1994, Frank and his Wife Gwen founded, The FREND Group Clinic and
Institute for Self-Improvement, a charitable teaching and treating
health clinic. It's proprietary program is complementary and integrates
treatment for the mind, body and spirit and Frank Ricci is a highly
regarded and sort-after Inspirational Speaker, Behavioral Therapist
and Life Management Coach.
FREND's programs include stress relief, weight management,
pain reduction, insomnia, smoking cessation and other addictive behavior
and recently added life management coaching and relationship counseling.
Frank Ricci's Curriculum