Kacy Ames is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York City, where she has a private practice and she meets with individuals, couples and families touched by adoption. 


Kacy completed her training in Family and Couples Therapy at the Ackerman Institute for the Family where she continues as a Project Associate in the Foster Care and Adoption Project. She has run groups for adoptees through her private practice and has facilitated birth parent support groups through the Foster Care and Adoption Project.  


Kacy’s therapeutic approach focuses on family systems, narrative work and trauma informed practice with a social justice and racial justice lens.  


Kacy was adopted through transracial, inter country adoption.  She was born in Korea and adopted by a white family in Massachusetts.  Kacy is the parent of two children by birth.  She currently resides and practices in New York City.


Kacy Ames Heron