Shantai L. McCray is Owner and Licensed Professional Counselor at Life's Work Counseling and Consulting, L.L.C. She holds a Master's Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Mental Health from Webster University, a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and an Associate's degree in Criminal
Justice from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mrs. McCray's experience in areas such as; substance abuse, child protective services, behavioral health and education lends itself to a comprehensive and eclectic approach to psychotherapy. She offers a safe, non-judgmental and culturally sensitive environment during some of the most trying times in life. Mrs. McCray believes in being strengths-based and solution focused. Her therapeutic approach is Person-centered and includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Positive Psychology. Each intervention will be tailored to fit your specific needs.
Jennifer is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Avila University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has a wide range of experience in the mental health and social services field. She began her career working with children and their families in Community Mental Health. During her graduate internship, she worked primarily with adults in a private practice setting. Post graduate degree, she worked with those who were experiencing intimate partner violence and later, she spent time working with adults in Community Mental Health who were experiencing homelessness. Most recently, she gained experience working in a middle school setting with students and their families. Jennifer utilizes a person-centered approach while incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy techniques. She believes therapy is unique to each individual and therefore often uses an eclectic therapeutic approach. Jennifer is passionate about working with individuals, couples and families as they navigate the challenges of life and hopes to empower and support you on your journey.