The Family of Origin Play Therapy Genogram

How To Do A Play Therapy Family of Origin Genogram

Rationale: Use the play therapy genogram when you need to get more information about the client’s home life and family system. I can get more information about the family system in one play therapy family of origin genogram than ten sessions of "talk therapy."

A play therapy genogram can be used with paper, sand tray, or in the doll house. play therapy genogram Materials:

If you plan to use a paper genogram see the worksheet below.

Miniatures or Markers

Directions for Creating A Play Therapy Genogram:

1. The basic rules of a play therapy genogram are the male and female symbols. Males are represented by the square and females are represented by the circle.

2. To create a basic family play therapy genogram start with the family of origin. The parents are represented on the top of the line and the male symbol is placed first, followed by the female symbol.

The children are underneath the line drawn from left to right. The oldest child is placed to the left.

Other children are added based on oldest to youngest with the symbol of the sex.

3. To add grandparents repeat the same process above the father and the mother symbol of the genogram.

4. If your client is using miniatures on the play therapy genogram have them chose what miniatures they wish to represent each family member. Then ask them to place the miniatures on the appropriate symbol.

5. If your client is using markers have them draw a picture of the person inside the appropriate symbol of the play therapy genogram.

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Basic Male With Parents Play Therapy Genogram Example:


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Play Therapy Family Genogram With Three Children Example:


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