Who are we?

About Our Leadership in IAS’s Neuropsychology, Life Care Planning, Psychology, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services 

Alan J. Raphael, Ph.D. is Board Certified in Assessment Psychology. He is the CEO of International Assessment Systems, Inc.  Dr. Raphael is the President of the American Board of Assessment Psychology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Assessment Psychology. He has published three assessment books and over 30 professional articles. He is a former Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami. He was on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is the co-developer of the Advanced Psychological and Neuropsychological Scoring System for the Bender Gestalt Test. Dr. Raphael was the co-editor of Archives of Assessment Psychology Journal. He has testified over 200 times in personal injury, criminal, matrimonial, and workers compensation matters. He is the senior author of the “Cross Cultural Psychological Assessment Battery: The Raphael Methodology” (2023).

Charles Golden, Ph.D. is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology and Assessment Psychology. He is the Director of Neuropsychology and Senior Research Fellow at International Assessment Systems, Inc. He is the co-developer of the Luria Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery and the Stroop Color test. Dr. Golden is the former President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and a Fellow of APA. He has published some 28 textbooks and over 250 peer-reviewed articles. He has testified over 150 times in criminal (capital murder), competency, and personal injury matters. Dr. Golden is a Co-developer of the “Cross Cultural Psychological Assessment Battery: The Raphael Methodology” (2023). 


The specialists at IAS have developed some of the most popular tests used by specialists around the world in the diagnosis of brain injury and psychological trauma. We have published hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles, dozens of book chapters, and over 30 textbooks in our related fields. Our findings have been used to confirm or clarify diagnoses and provide evidence in thousands of cases worldwide. Our next test manual will be published worldwide in May of 2023.

International Assessment Systems, Inc. (IAS) was founded in 1992 by highly trained and internationally respected Board Certified physicians and psychologists. We provide patients, their families, and representatives with effective diagnostic, treatment, and planning options. Diagnostic excellence is achieved through our continued research and development of non-invasive, state-of-the-art assessment procedures, reliable test selections, thorough analysis of patient history and evaluation, and diligent test result interpretations. We ensure we will help you accomplish your goals.