House TreePerson HTP Examples

Htp Test Abusive Children

The client is a single young adult male. Records indicate that his parents were divorced when he was a toddler, and he has focused his anger on his mother. She states that while in preschool he threw a burning stick at her and was later found standing over her with a pair of scissors. These episodes never resulted in any physical injuries but would end in screaming matches. From this time forward he lived with his father, who physically abused him on numerous occasions. He has been incarcerated...

Drawa Person DAP Examples

Draw Person Dap

Those of you who completed the DAP from the introduction will refer to those renderings. Everyone else should use Figure 3.2 which was completed by a healthy female who works in the mental health field see disk to view these figures in color . If you completed your drawings when first reading this book, you may not have any free associations at hand, but with a client these are of the utmost importance. How we approach a new, requested task is central to how we approach anything original and...

Eight Card Redrawing Test CRT

The last projective test that we will review is the 8CRT, developed by Caligor. Unlike the HTP or the DAP, this assessment procedure never gained favor among working professionals. In fact, in my schooling experience I never even heard of the 8CRT it was only through a fluke that I stumbled upon a review of the process in a journal article. However, once I began incorporating this test into my routine, I found it to be an indispensable tool. In 1957 Caligor lamented the restriction posed by the...