Dr Axness’ areas of expertise include adoption (emotional, developmental and spiritual issues), prenatal parenting, and interpersonal neurobiology.
One of the world’s few experts in the primal issues in adoption, Dr. Axness Mothering.com blog bio and is a member of their online expert panel. A professor of prenatal development, Marcy also has a private practice coaching parents-in-progress, and provides training for childcare, adoption, education, and mental health professionals about the latest findings in the science of human thriving.
A popular international speaker on attachment, culture, and child & parent development, Dr. Axness is featured in several documentary films as an expert in conscious pregnancy, adoption, and Waldorf education. She has delivered keynote presentations to audiences across the U.S., in New Zealand, Canada, the U.K. and Brazil, and has appeared in countless publications, both popular and scholarly. She has a solid constituency and devoted following cultivated over nearly twenty years of speaking, writing, counseling and networking within multiple intersecting communities whose interests center on progressive human insights, development and evolution.Her favorite audience is young people who light up at Dr. Marcy’s empowering Parenting for Peace message: You can change the world, beginning long before you have children…beginning today!