The FREND Group
has dedicated its financial resources and clinical expertise to improving
the quality of life for people in need by providing free educational
and treatment clinics and workshops nationally.
With your organization's
cooperation, we will gift every employee that attends, a FREE clinical
Stress Reduction CD program proven to significantly reduce stress
quickly and safely.
Our program is
the result of years of clinical research by the most respected facilities
in the nation. It is prescribed by certified therapists as a prescription
for the mind; compared to a medical doctor's prescription for the
The American Cancer Society, the California Association of Highway
Patrolmen, General Dynamics and California Nursing Association are
are among over 200 organizations that participated in our program
to help their employees eliminate stress, improve their health and
the organization enjoy a happier, more productive work-force.
We Do - What We Do
Frank Ricci contracted Cancer from second-hand smoke.
After he recovered from this potentially deadly disease, Frank dedicated
his life to helping people eliminate chronic stress and stress-related
issues like smoking, obesity, alcohol and the unintended consequences
resulting from substance abuse. He co-founded The FREND Group Clinic
and became a nationally respected clinician and speaker who is passionate
about his work and compassionate toward his clients.
With over six
thousand clinical and inspirational events under his belt internationally,
Frank has become a national leader in behavior modification and a
respected humanitarian helping people improve the quality of their
We know that
when we help people reduce chronic stress (The Cause), stress-related
issues (The Effect), like smoking, excess weight, pain, insomnia,
alcohol and drug abuse can be dealt with more effectively.
We educate, motivate
and give people faith and tools to achieve whatever they put their
mind to so they and their loved ones can enjoy life at its fullest.
Benefits to your Organization
Dr. Ricci's inspirational
seminar/clinics have helped thousands of attendees improve the quality
of their life. His seminars are not just clinical, all attendees receive
free behavioral modification treatment and a fascinating life improvement
education - Referred to as the "The wow factor".
are whatever you believe you are!
have direct influence over our body and FREND’s clinically based program
shows people how to effectively modify their behavior to improve their
health and life.
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 addictive behavior, poor
health and in some cases premature death.
They also learn
how to enjoy a stress-free lifestyle utilizing FREND's positive reinforcement
a Clinical Seminar Consists Of
arrive, they recieve a brochure, which provides complete information
about what to expect during the presentation.
They may select
any unoccupied seat, unless they are hearing impaired and should sit
up front as close to the therapist as possible and receive a full
explanation about what to expect from this session.
/ Clinic Begins
seminars are conducted by speakers with extensive experience in mind/body
wellness and behavior modification.
consist of a comprehensive and priceless education on how the mind
influences the body to create either a healthy (aka Success) or an
unhealthy lifestyle (aka Failure) . Positive psychology, guided imagery
and progressive relaxation are designed to naturally and effectively
modify behavior - attendees can experience immediate and dramatic
Half - The MIND
It includes a
comprehensive and fascinating education on mind/body wellness. How
the mind influences the body to create a healthy or unhealthy lifestyle.
about the theory of the mind, pain/pleasure principle, progressive
relaxation, positive visualization and reinforcement and how the cause
and effect of stress can lead to unhealthy behavior such as smoking,
excess weight, pain, insomnia and much more.
experience the first of two enjoyable relaxation techniques designed
to easily eliminate stress and associated pain in minutes.
They also learn
advanced programs they and their family can use to achieve and maintain
a positive and stress-free lifestyle. These programs are the results
of extensive research at UCLA, John Hopkins, Harvard, Mayo Clinic,
Stanford University and HMI.
they recive a fascinating education on the "Theory of the Mind"
including 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
Many people notice
that stress, tension and stress-induced pain they had when they arrived
(e.g. headache and muscle ache) have disappeared. Many report having
that pain daily for months and years only to find it gone after just
one fifteen minute treatment.
During the intermission
most people are amazed at how relaxed they feel. The intermission
usually lasts from 20 to 30 minutes.
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
how they can quit smoking with no weight gain and no negative withdrawals.
One attendee quit three packs of cigarettes per day, said she feels
much healthier and saves over $400 each month.
learn how they can lose all the excess weight they want naturally,
with no fad or starvation diets.
experience their second effective stress reduction technique that
can help them also quit smoking and/or lose excess weight naturally
including stress-related pain.
During the second
half, the speaker focuses on basic nutrition and the relation between
what they eat and how they think. For example, how sugar plays a key
role in the thought process and its relationship to excess weight
and smoking. How smoking is a stimulant not a sedative as most smokers
As a Cancer survivor,
Frank Ricci emphasizes proper nutrition and the defensive role it
plays fighting deadly disease. The American
Cancer Society supports The FREND Group's program and we share
their guidelines to eating healthier with our clients.
How the reinforcement
program helps people look forward to and enjoy drinking eight wonderful
glasses of water per day assisting in weight loss. Frank shares a
story of how one attendee lost twenty pounds in one month by simply
helping them drink more water.
He then guides
attendees through a second wonderful relaxing session focusing on
behavior modification for weight management and smoking cessation.
find this experience extremely beneficial. Many feel as if they just
had eight hours of refreshing sleep. Many also contact us later and
say, that night they had one of the most peaceful nights sleep they
forward to taking charge of their health and improving the quality
of your life. They leave feeling positive about themself and treatment
received. They feel like a new person, more positive and look forward
to eating healthier and having freedom from stress and stress-related
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.
a more positive attitude toward themselves, family and co-workers
and have new knowledge and skills to control stress and stress-related
say, stress and tension was eliminated and remained so, long afterward.
Stress-induced headaches and muscle pain also disappeared.
report, typically losing 8 to 35 pounds 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.
quitting with no negative withdrawal symptoms and no weight gain.
recently wrote that she quit three packs of cigarettes per day, feels
much healthier now and saves over $400 every month and achieved this
after just one session.
say, they no longer suffer from insomnia, stopped drinking excessive
alcohol, biting their fingernails and gained a more positive attitude.
audio programs are available by request. Used as directed, these programs
enhance success and are proven safe and effective. Clients can use
them anytime in the privacy of their home and share them with loved
ones, twelve or older.
law enforcement, health professionals and government agencies nationwide
have all taken advantage of this effective program. It is a gift of
life to organizations that want to help employees lead a healthier
more productive life. An additional benefit is that organizations
can realize an improved bottom line. Because of the many positive
results employee's experience, organizations ask us to return and
help others that could not attend the first session.
The FREND Group
also dedicates a portion of their income to help other charitable
causes and to support research to combat chronic stress, smoking and
obesity;charities like the American Cancer Society, Diabetes and Heart
attendees say, stress and tension was eliminated or significantly
reduced during the session and remained low afterward. Stress-induced
headaches and muscle pain also disappeared.
people report, losing excess weight naturally with no
fad or starvation diets. Typical weight loss within the first six
weeks is 8 to 35 pounds. Others report losing 50 to 75 pounds over
a longer period of time.
and chewers report, quitting with no negative withdrawal
symptoms and no weight gain.
benefits. Many say they no longer suffer from insomnia,
stopped drinking excessive alcohol, biting their fingernails or improved
their love of life.
Funds received are used to help support further research in combating
chronic stress, smoking, obesity; and charities like the American
Cancer Society, Diabetes and Heart Associations.
Owners, Managers, Directors and Executives
"The Cost of Chronic
and Work Related Stress Issues and Solution"
it will put into
perspective why our program is so important.
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