Cycle of violence/abuse. Not every abusive relationship will experience a "typical" honeymoon phase. Many go back and forth between stages 1 and It's important to thoroughly assess your client's experiences and do a good safety plan based on that.
Circle of control- this is a counseling tool for kids but so great for us all to remember! I would have them put their name in the smaller circle, things they can control in the larger circle, and things out of their control outside the circle.