It depends on what specific path you follow. A Ph.D in psychology might end up being a counselor and seeing clients every day helping them cope or adjust their behaviors. Another path might be as a researcher in a university or school setting. You might work in a business setting helping a company understand consumer behavior. There are many subspecialties in psychology. Many psychologists work in school settings helping students improve their learning strategies. Take a look at the American Psychology Association (APA) website and there you can read in more depth about all these subspecialties. it is a wonderful profession and chaining al the time.Good luck!!