Shantai McCray

Shantai McCray

Shantai L. McCray is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Webster University and a Bachelor’s degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge. She is the founder and therapist at Life’s Work Counseling and Consulting, LLC. Mrs. McCray has over 19 years of experience in servicing children and families in the Kansas City Area. Her experience includes but is not limited; substance abuse, mental health, trauma, parenting and behavior management. Mrs. McCray believes that her “life’s work” is to help educate and uplift others while helping to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health in the African-American community. Mrs. McCray’s therapeutic style is eclectic, solution-focused and strengths-based. She employs a high level of cultural competency which has proven beneficial to her clientele over the years.

CBT, Solution-Focused Brief, Trauma focused, Positive psychology



Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Relationships, Children and Families, Women’s Issues, Child abuse, and Education issues


Missouri 2015028459


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