American Board of Assessment Psychology Corp
1581 Brickell Ave #106, Miami, FL 33129
Phone: 1-305-372-0010 x 207 Fax: 1-305-374-8378


The American Board of Assessment Psychology (ABAP) was organized in 1993 to establish and promote standards for psychologists who specialize in assessment. ABAP has adopted the 2003 American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.

Assessment Psychology is a specialty area within psychology which emphasizes the development, use and interpretation of tests based on psychological theory, knowledge and principles.

ABAP is the only international certification board for doctoral level psychologists with specialized expertise in psychological testing, test development and test battery administration.

It is now possible to attain assessment psychology diplomate status as a senior applicant. It is also possible to attain assessment psychology diplomate status with the following subspecialties: Forensic assessment, educational assessment, gerontologic assessment, neuropsychological assessment, pediatric assessment and personality assessment.


  • Charles J. Golden, Ph.D.
  • Radhika Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
  • Alan J. Raphael, Ph.D.

Executive Board

  • Norman Abeles, Ph.D.
  • Robert P. Archer, Ph.D.
  • Thomas Achenbach, Ph.D.
  • Yossef Ben-Porath, Ph.D.
  • Heather E.P. Cattell, Ph.D.
  • Robert Heaton, Ph.D.
  • Samuel E. Krug, Ph.D.
  • David Lachar, Ph.D.
  • Janet Matthews, Ph.D.
  • Jack Naglieri, Ph.D.
  • A. Jordan Wright, Ph.D.

Executive Board Emeritus

  • Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D.