David Robert Cobb has been practicing and studying the healing arts of various shamanic cultures for over 20 years. He is the author of the shamanic book series Call of the Sacred Drum and teaches his methods through his school, The CSD School of Shamanism. His shamanic teachings are greatly influenced by his distant Native American heritage with the Iroquois Nation and his membership in the Oklevueha Native American Church. He is ordained through Universal Life Church, and the Correllian Nativist Tradition, a Reiki Master and Teacher, Spiritual and Life Coach, Certified Medical Assistant, and a former EMT and Army Combat Medic. He is also the founder and CEO of CSD Group, Inc. whose mission statement is to support the development and advancement of spirituality in everyone regardless of race, gender, religion, or sexual preference.