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About Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC

About Z. Andrew  Jatau, LPC

Z. Andrew is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the founder of Mylemarks, an online company that develops social-emotional resources to use with kids and teens. Through that company, he creates content such as digital downloads, workbooks, and children’s books. He’s an adjunct professor in the Human Services department at Old Dominion University, and serves as the Fatherhood Consultant for CHKD’s Dads in Action program. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and listening to music.

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    Family on a bike ride together. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Self-Care: A Family Affair

    Rather than waiting until stress begins to negatively impact your household, be proactive and begin implementing family self-care practices with these tips. Read full post>>

    Dad playing dress-up with his daughter. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    #GirlDad: Fostering Strength in Our Daughters

    The role a father plays in their daughter’s life can impact how she grows up to view and treat herself and others. Be a more effective girl dad with these tips. Read full post>>

    Husband and wife talking while having coffee outside. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    Communicating with Your Partner

    Some dads have difficulty expressing themselves in a healthy way to their parenting partner. Read for tips on effectively communicating with your partner. Read full post>>

    Child sitting on father's lap while saving money. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    Fatherhood and Financial Anxiety: Pressures to Provide

    Boys who grow up believing that money partly defines them as men can experience financial anxiety when they become fathers. Read more from Z. Andrew Jatau. Read full post>>

    Father and son embracing. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    Fatherhood and Discipline

    Though discipline through fear can lead to momentary changed behavior, it can negatively impact children and family dynamics. Read on responding to misbehavior. Read full post>>

    Father teaching his son cycling at park. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021

    Fathers Raising Sons

    Fathers should send positive messages about manhood to help their sons as they grow into men. Read for tips to promote healthy emotional and social development. Read full post>>