BRANDEN, Nathaniel. American (born Canada), b. 1930. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Psychology. Career: Psychotherapist in private practice and author, 1956-. Owner and Director, The Biocentric Institute (now the Branden Institute for Self-Esteem), Los Angeles, 1968-. Contributor, Cofounder and Co-editor with Ayn Rand, the Objectivist Newsletter, 1962-65, and under new title The Objectivist, 1966-68. Publications: Who Is Ayn Rand?: An Analysis of the Novels of Ayn Rand, 1962; The Psychology of Self-Esteem, 1969; Breaking Free, 1970; The Disowned Self, 1971; The Psychology of Romantic Love, 1980; The Romantic Love Question and Answer Book, 1982, rev. ed. (with E.D. Branden) as What Loves Asks of Us, 1987; If You Could Hear What I Cannot Say, 1983; Honoring the Self, 1984; To See What I See and Know What I Know, 1986; How to Raise Your Self-Esteem, 1987; Judgment Day: My Years with Ayn Rand, 1989; The Power of Self-Esteem, 1992; The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem, 1993; Taking Responsibility: Self-Reliance and the Accountable Life, 1996; The Art of Living Consciously, 1997; Self-Esteem Everyday, 1998; Self-Esteem at Work: How Confident People Make Powerful Companies, 1998; Woman's Self-Esteem: Struggles and Triumphs in the Search for Identity, 1998; My Years with Ayn Rand, 1999.