We Do - What We Do
FREND Group is a national charitable health clinic that dedicates
its financial resources and clinical expertise to improve the quality
of life for people in need since 1994.
"Cognitive Behavior Education and Clinical Hypnotherapeutic
Our proprietary program is based on research at nationally respected
institutions like Stanford, Harvard, UCLA, John Hopkins and Mayo Clinic.
It is the most advanced, effective, and safest approach we know of
today for behavior modification, stress reduction and stress-related
issues such as weight, smoking, pain, insomnia and more.
Our program is a prescription for the mind; similar to a
medical doctor's prescription for the body.
Grant" is an award of Professional Service to Others
pays all professional fees and ancillary costs for providing an effective
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.
also benefit from a healthier, happier workforce that can lead to
a more profitable bottom line.
has awarded Service Grants to over 200 deserving organizations nationally.
government agencies, law enforcement,
health organizations and professional
have all taken advantage of our proprietary program.
proven-effective program is designed to eliminate stress, excess weight,
smoking, pain, insomnia and improve general health.
learn clinically proven methods that can empower and dramatically
improve their health by applying the latest in motivational psychology.
Employees see first-hand how this special presentation is educational,
inspirational and a fascinating adventure into how to utilize their
powerful mind to help improve the quality of their life.
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.
our inception in 1994, we've enjoyed virtually a 100% approval from
organizations we have served. Organizations like The
American Cancer Society,
California State Association of Counties,
California Association of Highway Patrolmen and California Police
Chiefs Association to name a few.
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
a quarter century of dedication to improving the quality of life for
people in need, Dr. Ricci is now a sought-after inspirational clinical
speaker and nationally respected leader in behavior modification with
over six thousand events to his credit.
also 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.
of Organization's Benefits
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
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,
write in the body of your email: "Attention
Dr. Ricci: We would like to learn more about your "Service
Grant" and free seminar/clinic for our employees"
(Please include your name, title and email address.
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 two-hour
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
a comprehensive and fascinating education on mind/body wellness. How
the mind influences the body to create a healthy or unhealthy lifestyle.
thoughts have direct influence over our body and FREND’s clinically
based program shows people how to effectively modify their belief
system to improve their life and overall health.
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.
also 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" 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 pain.
people 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
a quarter of a century helping tens of thousand of employees nationally
improve their lives, those who arrive as
skeptics become firm believers.
the intermission most people are amazed at how relaxed they feel.
The intermission usually lasts from 20 to 30 minutes. Those with stressful
jobs experience the most dramatic relief (e.g. Law Enforcement).
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 unexpected benefits other than stress reduction, smoking
cessation or weight loss.
speaker also focuses on the relationship between how they think and
what they eat. 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 and not a sedative, as most smokers incorrectly believe.
Dr. Frank 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.
Cancer Society supports The FREND Group's program and we share
their guidelines to eating healthier with our clients.
reinforcement program helps people look forward to and enjoy drinking
eight wonderful glasses of water per day assisting in weight loss.
Frank shares how the Administrator of the Big Valley Band of Pomo
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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