The Attachment Group

Welcome to The Attachment Group – Chris Appell, LCPC


I am a therapist who has worked with children and families for many years.  I have experience in the following employment settings which give me a broad picture in how to work with situations.   Personal Experiences: *Child Development Degree :  Western Illinois

*Preschool Teacher

*Single Mother of 3 children

*Master’s and Educational Specialist  from Northern Illinois University

* Therapist

* Specialized Foster Care Supervisor and Clinical Director for 10 years

* Private Practice

* School Counseling Certification for Illinois

*School Counselor for 10 years

*Substitute Teacher and Substitute Counselor in Public Schools

* Trainer and Consultant for Issues around Attachment Disorder

*Continued Private Practice for 20 years full-time to part-time.


4873 Manhattan Dr., 

Rockford, IL 61108


Flexible Hours