house-tree-person test

house-tree-person test

Psychiatry A test in which facets of a person's character and internal conflicts are inferred from the manner in which he/she draws a house, a tree, and a person
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The book describes specific drawing-based assessments such as the House-Tree-Person Test, the Art Therapy-Projective Imagery Assessment, the Fantasy Animal, and the Story-Telling Game.
The tools she reviews includes the human figure drawing test, kinetic family and school drawings, the Diagnostic Drawing Series, static and kinetic house-tree-person tests, family-centered circle drawings, the Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Emotion, magazine photo collages, belief and dream assessments, the Formal Elements Art Therapy Scale, and the Levick Emotional and Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment.