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If it were me I would start training. Training is a positive experience for bird and will associate you with the positive experience hence creating a stronger bond. Basically to break it down, the more time you are spending with bird in a positive hands-off manner, the more time bird is NOT biting you and creating a bond with you. As with any behaviour that isnt enforced the biting will diminish over time.
I would start with target training first.
I was in similar boat as you and got a rehome/rescue senegal and he bit the crap out of me....I had to learn real fast how to rectify the behaviour amongst others.
Dont punish bird as this will escalate the issue and bird wont develop any bond and will distrust you. Dont yell at bird or react when bitten as this can also enforce the behaviour. "no" means nothing to the vast majority of birds. As humans we understand...birds couldnt care less...he is biting for a reason...In fact words can act to enforce behaviour because some birds see verbal reaction on owners part as a reward.
By teaching targetting he will spend time with you in a postive way and learn to bond with you. If you cannot give treat without him biting you then target in cage to begin with and offer treat through cage bars. He will also begin to lose any fear he has of hands in the process.
This is a start and hope it helps,