Part 3: The House

A house symbolizes a framework for emotional support. It may be old or new, large or small, in good or poor shape, inhabited or deserted.

Condition of the house:
• In good shape in the absence of a symbol of victimization in the obstacle section – excellent support system • “Good” in the presence of a symbol of victimization in the obstacle section – this person is in denial of having a poor support system.

Condition of the house:
• Used – adequate support system • Delapidated – less than adequate support system • Abandoned – poor support system

House occupancy:
• Self – healthiest and strongest self esteem • Family member – good self esteem

House Occupancy:
• Non-family member – lower self esteem • Empty – lowest self esteem