I've done a little bit of work with soldiers returning from Iraq and have worked with domestic violence shelter workers on issues of vicarious trauma. I've also found in teaching the diverse groups who come for meditation guidance that, as someone once said to me, "There is always trauma in the room."
"Prison isn't a place... It's a state of mind." Freedom To Choose is a 22 minute documentary based on the 7th workshop conducted at Valley State Prison for Women at Cowchilla California in 2007. This film won the award in the Documentary category, Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the American Pavilion at this year's Cannes Film Festival.