Genogram of my family and their political party identifications has shown here. Most young people really enjoy this opportunity to talk about their family history, and it can work as a good tool to build trust and rapport in a working relationship. A genogram is essentially an enhanced version of the family tree. A genogram is a visual representation of a person's family history and relationships. It goes beyond a typical family tree in that it allows the makers to see patterns and psychological aspects that influence relationships.