Genogram Example: Daniel's Family Genogram

The best way to understand Genogram is to look at some examples of Genogram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Genogram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Genogram tool.

What is Genogram?

A genogram is a family map or history that uses special symbols to describe relationships, major events, and the dynamics of a family over multiple generations. Conventional family trees might have names and relationships listed next to images or within shapes, however, these type of family trees can often be deprived of a lot of information. But are Tom and Mary twins, are the listed parents their biological parents or were they adopted? You can answer all these questions in the form of a Genogram.

How to create a Genogram?

Genogram can be easily created using a professional Genogram software like Visual Paradigm Online:

  1. Create a new Genogram.
  2. The stencil provides a rich set of Genogram symbols you need to construct your diagram. Just drag and drop the symbols you need to your diagram and connect them with connector lines.
  3. When you finished, you can save the diagram (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your friends or co-workers.

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