Authenticity Associates

(619) 819-6841 www.authenticityassociates.com »

Business overview

Specialty

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety & Panic
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependence
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Problems
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Grief & Loss
  • Inner Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Crisis & Transitions
  • Medical Problems
  • Mental Illness
  • Money Problems
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain
  • Phobias
  • Poor Self-Esteem
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Sexual Issues
  • Spiritual Concerns
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Type of Therapy

  • Adult Counseling
  • Biofeedback
  • Body Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Eye Movement Therapy
  • Holistic Therapy
  • Hypnosis
  • Imagery Therapy
  • Neuropsychology
  • Past-Life Regressions
  • Psychotherapy

Family Issues

  • Communication
  • Couple Conflict
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Therapy
  • Intimacy & Trust
  • Marriage Difficulties
  • Step Families

Kudzu's "Best Of" Winner

2012

Credentials

Ph.D.Transpersonal Psychology

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 9:00am
  • 8:00pm
  • TUE
  • 9:00am
  • 8:00pm
  • WED
  • 9:00am
  • 8:00pm
  • THU
  • 9:00am
  • 8:00pm
  • FRI
  • 9:00am
  • 8:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN

* By Appointment Only

Payments Accepted

  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Money Orders
  • Paypal
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa

Year Established

2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Reviews

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A Life Changing Event, 8/27/2009

I have known Dr. Kim Ward and Dr. Hilary Stokes for almost two years. In that time I have gotten to know them both both on a professional level, and a personal level. They run a remarkable practice... that addresses a multitude of mind, body and spirit practices for individuals and couples. My initial focus in starting regular sessions was stress management. I have always had a difficult time dealing with stress and wanted to make a change. How could I have known that making one phone call would change my life. If you want to see the world in a different way...if you are ready to take care of yourself in ways you never thought possible...then make the call. Trust me. If I can do it...so can you. Dr. Ward and Dr. Stokes are amazing!

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Two caring and widely educated therapist, 2/15/2009

I have experienced Dr Ward's amazing Breathing Session. Relaxation in the highest! Dr Stoke has worked with my niece and has giver her unique tools THAT WORK! What a blessing they have been to our... family!

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Cooper_Barron

Reviews: 1

A Life Changing Event

I have known Dr. Kim Ward and Dr. Hilary Stokes for almost two years. In that time I have gotten to know them both both on a professional level, and a personal level. They run a remarkable practice that addresses a multitude of mind, body and spirit practices for individuals and couples. My initial focus in starting regular sessions was stress management. I have always had a difficult time dealing with stress and wanted to make a change. How could I have known that making one phone call would change my life. If you want to see the world in a different way...if you are ready to take care of yourself in ways you never thought possible...then make the call. Trust me. If I can do it...so can you. Dr. Ward and Dr. Stokes are amazing!

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lbrownwood

Reviews: 2

Two caring and widely educated therapist

I have experienced Dr Ward's amazing Breathing Session. Relaxation in the highest! Dr Stoke has worked with my niece and has giver her unique tools THAT WORK! What a blessing they have been to our family!

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CharlieFieldsRKC

Reviews: 4

Wonderful People - Brilliant Healers

My friend went to Kim for a while (he had suffered a difficult break-up). Now I can't believe the change in him. He gushed to me how much he enjoyed meeting with Kim. When is the last time you ever heard anyone gush to you about their therapist?? I have friends who have sent their friends to Kim and Hillary to rave reviews. I have known Kim for a year and have met Hillary several times, and they are both the kinds of people who you instantly feel connected to. Very warm and vibrant. I have also heard them speak on many occasions which demonstrated to me their commitment to their profession and to their clients. I know that their rates are very competitive for therapy in San Diego, and they bring an approach that I think can give much quicker results than traditional talk or cognitive-behavioral therapy. The next time I hit a rough patch in my life, I am surely seeking their help.

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jpanwitz

Reviews: 9

So much more than Counseling

It is impossible to explain in 250 words what Kim and Hillary do. There isn't a single person who would not benefit from their services. Their approach to stress management alone is probably one of the most effective and universally needed services anyone can offer. I am truly grateful for having met them.

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sandiegan111

Reviews: 9

Wonderful, caring therapists!

Drs. Kim and Hilary are wonderful therapists. My patients that I refer to them just love them! I feel very confident that they are the best at helping people to reach their true potential.

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kakasha

Reviews: 10

An Excellent Alternative

Kim and Hillary are great. I love that they use alternative medicine and a holistic approach to counseling. I feel comfortable talking with them, and always leave with a fresh approach on my life. Thank you for helping me to fine tune my goals and work on myself. I believe in Authenticity Associates, the practices, and the individuals. I would recommend them to anyone who needs to do some self-exploration. Great Counselors!!

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PJucha

Reviews: 9

Holistic and balanced

Dr Kim and Dr Hilary are a wonderful team who work diligently to help others. They work with individuals who have experienced loss, confusion, addiction, etc. They focus on the person's well being and health. If you have issues you can't resolve on your own or if simply need someone to talk to, do contact them. They will help.

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David Yoder

Reviews: 4

Wonderful holistic approach

I have met with Dr Kim Ward and am very pleased with her approach to counseling. I found her to be sensitive, intuitive and intelligent. I sent a family member to her and got rave reviews from them as well.

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sallyhall

Reviews: 11

Always needing these two girls!

You two will always be special to me! Thank you for reaching deep into me and for the continued support in my life

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aswift14usd

Reviews: 17

Need help taking a deep breath and relaxing?

A very close friend of mine began weekly visits with Hilary Stokes and has found them to be absolutely theraputic. Hilary and Kim Ward are wonderful people and true professionals that genuinely listen and help you move past the mental obstacles that you are facing.

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deesandiego

Reviews: 22

A holistic approach to therapy!

Kim and Hilary are two of the most authentic, grounded, and giving people I know. Their approach to transformational growth is based solidly in years of professional training (both of them Dr's!) with a wide range of different modalities to use that embrace the entire person's well being.

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