Donnie Lee Schade
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Donnie Lee Schade


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Social Work, MSW
Wisconsin Accepting Online
Updated May 25, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Donnie Schade is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the owner of Clearwater Health & Wellness, a group therapy practice providing teletherapy services to clients in Wisconsin. Donnie’s clinical expertise is in working with adolescents, adults, and elderly individuals on topics related to addiction, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. 

In therapy sessions, Donnie utilizes a solution-focused and client-centered approach that supports clients in setting and reaching personalized, obtainable goals that improve their overall wellbeing. He also draws on evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to teach clients coping skills and help them develop a better understanding of the connections between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. With almost ten years of clinical experience, Donnie has abundant experience integrating these therapy modalities in a manner best suited to meet the needs of each client.

Donnie recognizes the importance of client-therapist fit and thus encourages prospective clients to schedule an initial consultation to see if working together may be a good connection. He offers both video and phone sessions of varying lengths and provides in-network therapy services to clients with a variety of insurances.

Message to clients

Welcome to Clearwater Health & Wellness. I am a licensed clinician who provides quality mental health care from the comfort of your home. I value a solution-focused, client-centered approach to therapy that sets effective, obtainable goals that are client-driven from the start. Let me assist you in developing a treatment plan and help you start feeling better today.


Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $120 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $75 - $120

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (Wisconsin)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sun 8:00am - 8:00pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh , Masters Degree, 2015
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, Bachelors Degree, 2013


Wisconsin: 11158