Genogram Maker

Create Genograms Online

Bring medical, social, psychological factors, & family genealogical history on to a centralize workspace to streamline family assessments.

  • Customizable genogram templates to get started quickly
  • Specialized genogram shape library & multiple relationship types
  • One centralized location to gather family information
Genogram Maker
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How to make a Genogram?

Map Family Relationships Easily

Map Family Relationships Easily

Map Family Relationships Easily

Professional genogram templates to quickly visualize family relationships and identify hereditary patterns.

Extensive genograms shape library & relationship types to draw family genograms, emotional genograms, cultural genograms & more.

Simple to use drag-drop tools, Plus Create, and quick toolbar to streamline drawing complex genograms.

Preset color themes and advanced formatting to instantly customize your genograms.


Collaborate Seamlessly with Family Members or Clients

Collaborate Seamlessly with Family Members or Clients

Real-time cursors for any number of participants. Collaborate with family members or peer researchers on a shared canvas.

@Mention comments to discuss and tag family members for quick clarifications.

Export genograms as SVGs, PNGs, JPEGs, and PDFs to publish, present, print, or share.

​​Embed genograms in any site, or share with anyone via an email or workspace link.

Collaborate Seamlessly with Family Members or Clients
Keep All Family Data in One Place

Keep All Family Data in One Place

Keep All Family Data in One Place

Extend your genograms by adding locations, dates, and key details to each node with integrated notes & data fields.

Drag and drop related images, screenshots, and attachments onto the infinite canvas or the notes panel to centralize everything.

Easy plugins to embed the genogram in Google documents, slides, and sheets.

Full version history to keep track of all the changes and revisions.

What is a Genogram?

A genogram is a graphical representation of one’s family relationship and history. It is not limited to a family tree as it captures the hereditary patterns of medical and psychological facts in a family.

How to Create a Genogram?

  • Find the objective to create a genogram - Identify the requirement to create a genogram. For example, Prevention of diseases in a family by analyzing the family’s medical history.

  • Know the scope of the genogram - Know for how many generations the information is available and determine the type of family information you want to gather from your clients.

  • Gather information - Prepare a survey to collect information. Questions should focus on gathering information on family relationships, the quality of family relationships, medical conditions, and important events. You can also find more information on family books, from internet research, medical records, etc.

  • Visualize information - Using a Creately genogram template, visually represent the information you have gathered.
    1. Use squares to represent male family members and circles to represent female ones.
    2. Start the genogram with the oldest generation. Using the relevant genogram symbols for family members and relationships, convey the family interactions.

  • Analyze the information - Thoroughly analyze the unions and patterns between family members. For example, marriages, divorces, children, etc. Try to understand the status of the emotional relationships they have with each other. You will be able to gather information on family history of illnesses, relationship issues, etc.

  • Share for collaboration and present the genogram - As required, you can invite your client to edit the genogram by sharing it with them. You can also download it as a PDF, image, or SVG or use the add-on to add to presentations and documents.