We are owned and operated by two Emergency Medicine Specialists (MD and ACNP) with over 30 years of combined experience. Staffed by experienced emergency medicine RNs and Paramedics, we are equipped and skilled to handle your Ketamine infusion safely and effectively.

Jonathan Leake, MD

Dr. Jonathan Leake is a Board Certified Emergency Department Physician. Dr. Leake started his medical training in psychology as an undergraduate. He has always held a passion for neuroscience and neuropsychology.

Dr. Leake is certified in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy from CIIS and is also MAPS certified, as well as holds a Certificate in ketamine therapy from the Living Medicine Institute. He has used this training and knowledge to develop this program and train our team. Dr. Leake is passionate about this work and creating a space for significant transformation and healing.

Keith Parris, ACNP

Keith is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner. He holds a Certificate in ketamine therapy from the Living Medicine Institute and has practiced emergency medicine for over 20 years.

Keith has a passion for helping others. He loves seeing our clients grow and heal and being a big part of that process.

VP of Operations

Candice Linnens, RN

As a registered nurse in the emergency department for 9 years and with prior patient advocate experience, Candice’s goal is to utilize her unique skill set and provide a positive experience for the patients of Dérive Health She is extremely passionate about wellness, which is the main concept and foundation behind iv hydration and vitamin therapy.

In her time off, Candice enjoys and active lifestyle which includes Crossfit, being outdoors, and spending time with her amazing family.

Nurse Manager

Kristin Dellinger, RN

Kristin is a Registered Nurse with 5 years of emergency department experience before transitioning into IV vitamin and hydration therapy in 2020. Now the nurse manager of Dérive Health, her mission is to provide patient-centered care in a safe environment to promote sustainable healing for those in need. She has had additional experiential training in ketamine therapy from the Living Medicine Institute in Asheville, North Carolina.

Outside of the office, Kristin has a passion for food and travel. Whether it is a vineyard a few miles out of the city or an African wildlife safari, she will always be up for a new adventure! Kristin is the happiest when she is surrounded by sunshine and her loved ones.

Tyler Ingram, FNP

Tyler is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He has 10+ years of emergency room experience as an RN. He has worked with our team for 5 years. As a nurse practitioner, he has transitioned into mental health and psychedelic therapy with Ketamine. He holds a level one certificate in ketamine-assisted therapy from the Living Medicine Institute. He is excited to use his knowledge and expertise in psychedelic therapy in an effort to provide the best care possible to his patients.

Dérive: [noun] A spontaneous journey where the traveler leaves their life behind for a time to let the spirit of the landscape and architecture attract and move them.