David P. Mann is Professor of Counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary. He has spent over thirty years in vocational Christian ministry, mental health practice, and the training of graduate students in professional counseling. He has served as a pastor, hospice chaplain, clinical counselor, and counselor educator. He currently is director of the seminary's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. David is Founder and Director of GSN Counseling, LLC, an outpatient counseling and consulting agency.