About NPAG

Meet the Psychological Team


Neuropsychologcial Assessment Group




Ciara Mahan PhdCiara Mahan, Ph.D.

Dr. Ciara Mahan received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University. She completed her clinical Post Doctorate residency at the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System. Her experience includes conducting psychological evaluations for the San Mateo County Juvenile Court, learning disability evaluations, pain evaluations, and neuropsychological assessment to help individuals applying for social security disabilities. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Mahan is an Attending Psychologist at Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System where she currently holds hospital privileges. Within Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System, she works at two clinics and has been instrumental in integrating mental health and primary care. She also provides therapy and neuropsychological assessment to residents of Santa Clara County.




Jodi Pinn Phd.Jodi Pinn, Ph.D.

Dr. Jodi Pinn is a licensed psychologist specializing in adult and adolescent neuropsychology. Her interests include traumatic brain injury, sports injury related cognitive dysfunction, learning difficulties, executive dysfunction, and neuropsychological sequelae of medical disorders. Dr. Pinn also evaluates athletes who have sustained concussions and can assist with return-to-play decisions, and related school issues. Dr. Pinn completed her predoctoral internship in the department of neurology at the University of California San Francisco/Mt. Zion Hospital, and her postdoctoral fellowship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.  Dr. Jodi Pinn is currently a Concussion Program Neuropsychologist for the San Jose Sharks (NHL), San Jose Barracuda (AHL), and San Jose Earthquakes Soccer (MLS).





Ginny Estupinian Phd.Ginny Estupinian Ph.D.

Dr. Ginny Estupinian graduated from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She also has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. She received specialized training in health psychology and community mental health. Dr. Estupinian is a licensed psychologist with medical privileges at Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System where she is classified as a neuropsychological assessor. There she works within the hospital as part of the outpatient geriatrics clinic. In this capacity she frequently conducts neuropsychological evaluations to assess for age-related changes such Alzheimer’s dementia. She is also part of the treatment team at Valley Homeless Healthcare Program where she provides individual therapy, supervises graduate students, and facilitates health psychology groups. Her specialties include treatment for complex trauma and helping individuals cope with grief and loss.