Nicholas Marino, Katy Redfield, Daniel Cartledge


I first learned of ketamine infusion therapy 12 years ago from a patient.  She had been suffering excruciating pain in both of her arms and hands following an injury and had been diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

My patient had undergone numerous anesthetic blocks and had tried several medications, which unfortunately offered little to no relief.  She had difficulty focusing on her career and was starting to have marital issues from her chronic painful condition.

She told me she was flying to Berlin to try ketamine infusion therapy, which she had read about online. I wasn’t familiar with ketamine as a treatment for pain, so I did some research and encouraged her to try it.

My patient returned from Germany with hope as the ketamine treatments were the only therapies that gave her significant relief. She continued flying back and forth to Germany and told me the treatments “changed my life”.

Twelve years later I met Nick Marino and Katy Redfield, two pioneers in novel medical and mental health treatments and Allay Health and Wellness was born. We decided to create a wellness clinic with a focus on treating depression, PTSD, and chronic pain with ketamine infusion therapy.

Daniel Cartledge M.D.


Daniel Cartledge, M.D.

Daniel Cartledge, M.D. is a highly experienced interventional pain management physician with over 11 years of experience in the field. He is double board certified in pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation and currently serves as the medical director for a large multidisciplinary practice in Delray Beach, Florida.

In addition to his work as a practicing physician, Dr. Cartledge is the cofounder of a biotechnology company and is a coinventor of a patented cranial neurostimulation device. He has also served as an educational speaker for various pharmaceutical companies in the pain management space.

Dr. Cartledge has a special interest in exploring novel, non-invasive, and natural treatments for chronic pain. He is dedicated to providing high-quality care to his patients and to staying at the forefront of the field. His expertise and experience make him a valuable asset to the team at Allay Health and Wellness.

Nicholas Marino, MBA

Nicholas is a highly experienced mental health professional with over 13 years of experience in the industry. He holds a degree in psychology and an MBA from Northwood University. He has extensive experience in healthcare management and has worked as CFO/COO and Program Director for multiple clinics in Florida.

Nicholas is dedicated to developing systems that provide high-quality care to both staff and patients. He has a special interest in exploring alternative and natural approaches to mental health and is a strong advocate for those who struggle with mental health issues.

In addition to his work in the field, Nicholas has been a speaker at multiple colleges and has a passion for sharing his knowledge and experience with others. He is dedicated to improving the lives of those struggling with mental health issues and continues to work tirelessly to make a positive impact in the field.

Katy Redfield, APRN

Katy Redfield-Marino is a highly experienced and dedicated healthcare professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Florida State University and a Master's degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from South University.

Throughout her nursing career, Katy has worked in a variety of settings, including pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, adult emergency care, and trauma units. She has received specialized training in pediatric trauma and intensive care and has worked at All Children's Hospital in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Currently, Katy is a member of the Child Protection Team of Palm Beach County and works at Allay Health and Wellness in Palm Beach Gardens. She is passionate about providing high-quality care to patients of all ages and is dedicated to giving her all to each person she treats.

 In addition to her professional life, Katy is happily married with two daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and enjoys traveling, gardening, and completing small projects with her loved ones. She believes that life is an adventure and that the best way to navigate its ups and downs is to be surrounded by those you love.

Caleb Dubson

Caleb is a highly experienced healthcare professional with over 10 years of experience in the field. He has a diverse background in operations management, employee training and development, and regulatory compliance.

Most recently, Caleb has worked as an Assistant Nurse Manager in a pediatric emergency department. He is passionate about bringing new treatment options to those struggling with mental health complications and chronic pain.

Throughout his career, Caleb has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing high-quality care to patients and to ensuring that all healthcare facilities are in compliance with relevant regulations. He is dedicated to improving the lives of those struggling with mental health issues and chronic pain, and is excited to bring his expertise and experience to his work at Allay Health and Wellness.

Roland Verfaillie, Ph.D.

Dr. Roland Verfaillie is a licensed mental health therapist with over 30 years’ experience in the field of behavioral science. He is a specialist in the treatment of substance disorders and trauma recovery.

Dr. Verfaillie graduated with undergraduate degrees in both Psychology and Chemistry. He received his M.S. degree in Counseling Psychology, attended The Brookings Institute, Washington, DC, as a contributor to the Urban Studies Project, and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Professional Counseling.

Dr. Verfaillie has worked in the private, state and federal government sectors. He served as the first civilian Director of Community Services for the military garrison in Augsburg, Germany, and as a Supervisory Psychologist for the Department of Defense.

Ryan Ward


Ryan is a highly experienced and dedicated advocate for chronic pain and addiction medicine. He has spent over a decade working in the consulting industry, using his expertise in Managerial Economics to help found and serve as COO of Dream Recovery International. Ryan's personal experience with overcoming a series of obstacles, including breaking his back and neck, has given him a unique perspective and passion for the field.

In addition to his work in the consulting industry, Ryan has built a strong following on LinkedIn and has been featured in numerous interviews, articles, and other media outlets. He is committed to staying at the forefront of medicine and is passionate about his work with Allay.

 With his BA in Managerial Economics from Hampden Sydney College and extensive experience in mental health therapy, Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his advocacy efforts. His tireless dedication to improving the lives of those living with chronic pain and addiction has made him a respected and influential figure in the field.

Maxwell Keating


Maxwell Keating is a proficient healthcare professional fervently dedicated to enhancing mental health outcomes. With over two years of experience in Ketamine Therapy, Maxwell possesses a comprehensive understanding of this avant-garde treatment's advantages and constraints.

Currently, Maxwell is immersed in earning a degree in Psychology, fostering a solid foundation in human behavior and mental health comprehension. Beyond academic pursuits, Maxwell has achieved multiple healthcare certifications, underlining their commitment to stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

Certified in Lean Six Sigma, Maxwell is equipped with the requisite skills and tools to enhance workflow and boost patient outcomes. This fusion of education, healthcare certifications, and Lean Six Sigma expertise positions Maxwell as an invaluable addition to any healthcare team, particularly with their dedication to providing optimum patient care.

Passionate about improving the lives of individuals battling mental health conditions, Maxwell is unceasingly exploring innovative ways to amplify the effectiveness of Ketamine Therapy. With their expertise and unwavering passion, they are steadfast in their mission to effectuate positive change in the mental health domain.