Are you A Highly Sensitive Introvert? Alane Freund joins Julie in conversation.

By Julie Cusmariu – November 30, 2023

Which best describes you?

A. Are you a highly sensitive person?
B. Are you an introvert?
C. Are you a highly sensitive introvert?

Alane Freund and Julie Cusmariu help unpack what it means to be an introvert, how it does and does not relate to being highly sensitive and what you can do, and value about being one or the other, or both!

Alane is a cherished guest and friend of the podcast and always provides such great practical tips and strategies that will benefit you at home and at work and in the world as you create change.

“We always say if a person who is highly sensitive can get in a position of power, then they can change the culture.” Alane Freund.

Let us know in the comments about you and your experience with this topic.

Show notes:

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Here is Alane Freund, Introvert
Introvert Backlash

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Podcast episode:

Here are links from my previous podcast conversations with Alane.

Alane’s talk at Google:

Are you Highly Sensitive? Take the self-test here.

Find Alane here: Links to events at

To join the AYHS membership for two ongoing AYHS Live workshops a month at well below half price and discounts on Alane’s groups and consultation.
Follow Alane IG- / areyouhighlysensitive
YouTube – / @areyouhighlysensitive Meet Alane Freund, LMFT, International Consultant on High Sensitivity &

Alane Freund, MS, MA, is an International Consultant on High Sensitivity (ICHS) and family therapist who helps highly sensitive adults and youth focus on solutions through education, consultation, and speaking. She has developed numerous programs for highly sensitive people and clinicians, including her monthly workshops at Are You Highly Sensitive. She is known for her widely recognized Talk at Google, Understanding the Highly Sensitive Person. Alane Freund can be reached through her website,

Julie Cusmariu is broadcasting from unceded Indigenous lands Tiohtia’ke, known as Montreal, Canada which is the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka. Kanien’kehá:ka and has long served as a gathering place for many First Nations including the Haudenosaunee , st-lawrence iroqouains, mohaawk and Huron-Wendat and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples.

About Julie in Conversation

Julie Cusmariu is a Certified Professional Coach, Mentor, Facilitator, Intuitive Consultant and Podcast Host and Producer with over 16 years of experience in the field of coaching, healing, and transformation. Julie supports leaders and change makers trust their intuition, honour the wisdom of their body and use their voice for change. Julie is the host of Julie in Conversation, is the host and creator of Dance Your Intuition and offers the experience of movement and music to individuals and organizations as an opportunity to connect to and access their inner intelligence and wisdom.

Julie Cusmariu is a certified life coach, certified mentor coach, and intuitive consultant. She helps leaders and creative individuals trust their intuition and use their voice to create positive change, gain clarity, and lead with meaning and purpose. Julie is the host, creator, and producer of ‘Julie in Conversation’ a weekly live podcast with expert guests inspiring personal and collective change.
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