Dr. Sheely has been called the intervention genius. She has the ability to anticipate beginning points of therapy in difficult cases and patiently pursue them until it’s time to move on. Dr. Sheely has an ability to encourage parents through depression over their children’s disorders and anxiety they feel concerning the future. Her reports are descriptive and finely tuned to reflect immediate and long-term goals. She connects easily with parents and persons on the autistic spectrum. Her newsletter has earned a national reputation and is praised for the breadth of information and encouragement it provides. An active member of several boards and her church, Dr. Sheely finds time to volunteer and mentor young women in the Houston area. A person of high energy, her work often seems a collage of visual, musical expression.